Poems of the Week


by Alex Steelsmith

“[A retired bishop who] has unsuccessfully sought to be removed from the priesthood…
recently married a woman in a civil ceremony… [He has] said he wanted to be laicized,
or returned to the lay state… [which] would have relieved him of his celibacy obligations.”

Biggily wiggily
Vatican patriarchs
might have been more than a
little dismayed.

One of their formerly
bishops apparently
got himself layed.