Bad Astronomy

Vatican whines about people picking on the Pope

Shorter Vatican Catholic Church: Stop mocking the Pope, you evil bloggers and media!

Short answer: If you want people to not mock him, make sure he doesn’t say things that are mockworthy.

[Update: I had a link to the Vatican’s comments originally, but then changed the link without changing the post title. Here is the original Vatican defense – such as it is – for the incredibly wrong things the Pope said.]