Friday, August 19, 2011

Shot of the Day


...suffice it to say, good thing it wasn't a cat.

And lest there was any doubt, clearly the old boy's still The Fluffiest.

That said, tomorrow's World Youth Day schedule brings another B16 visual that promises to heavily make the rounds, albeit on a more serious note, as the Pope hears confessions at one of the 200 temporary boxes (below) set up in Madrid's Retiro Park -- a first-of-its-kind moment at Catholicism's triennial "Olympic event."

In a recent interview, the head of the Madrid organizing committee said that when Benedict was informed that he could celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation with "two, three or four" penitents, the pontiff shot back to ask "only that?!"

As of press time, no indication emerged of how many confessions the Pope will actually get to conduct.

PHOTO: L'Osservatore Romano/Reuters (via Salt + Light) (1); Getty(2)