Tuesday, 12 February 2013
He's certainly had a full and interesting life, from all those fun times in the Hitler Youth to heading up the Roman Catholic Church, a sinister death cult that claims over a billion followers.
When he could have been fighting death, disease, poverty and misery, instead his holiness never missed a chance to try and make the world an even worse place.
And in the middle of a global recession, he preferred to wibble on about the "evil" of homosexuality, and lecture politicians about gay marriage.
Well done, your holiness.
His preaching against using condoms probably contributed to the deaths of millions of people.
But maybe the old dude will be best remembered for trying to cover up the biggest child sex abuse scandal of all time?
Thanks Benny, you're one hell of a guy and you've been one hell of a pope!
Update: Andrew Sullivan asks 'Is the pope gay?'