Interesting Pope Facts


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1. Some television stations would edit out parts of the Popeye cartoons due to offensive, racist portrayals of African-Americans.
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2. When a pope dies, his seals are defaced and his ring is split in two.
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3. Pope Francis claims that animals can go to heaven.
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4. Popeye cartoons were so popular during the Great Depression, sales of spinach in America increased by 33%.
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5. Catholics can reduce their time in purgatory by following the Pope of Twitter, according to the Vatican.
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6. Pope Francis used to be a nightclub bouncer.
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7. Pope Gregory I declared rabbit foetuses were marine animals and could be eaten during Lent.
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8. According to Pope Francis, 1 in 50 Catholic clerics are allegedly pedophiles.
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9. Pope Francis used to work as a bar bouncer in Buenos Aires.
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10. Tom Brady is married to supermodel Gisele Bundchen and was blessed by Pope John II in 2004.
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11. Pope Francis once washed and kissed the feet of 12 patients with AIDS.
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12. Papaphobia is the fear of the Pope.
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13. The original Popeye got his strength from rubbing a magic hen.
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14. In the year 2000, Pope John Paul II was named an "Honorary Harlem Globetrotter.
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15. The death of the Pope used to be confirmed by striking him in the head with a silver hammer.
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16. In the comics, Popeye originally derived his great strength from rubbing the head of the Whiffle Hen.
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17. Pope Francis used to work as a nightclub bouncer.
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18. Pope Francis I used to work as a bouncer in a Buenos Aires nightclub.

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