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Pope To Blair: ‘Miracles Are Hard To Come By In Britain’

by | 24th, June 2007

pope-blair.jpgTONY Blair wants to become a Roman Catholic, appreantly. He’s meeting with the Pope:

Friction even seemed to emerge as the Pope and Prime Minister appeared in public for the cameras. Mr Blair, joined by his wife Cherie, presented Benedict with a framed set of three antique pictures of Cardinal Newman, who converted in 1845 after more than 20 years in the Church of England clergy and is now a candidate for sainthood.

Mrs Blair said: “I believe you are very familiar with him and he is on the journey to sainthood.”

To which the Pope responded: “Yes, yes, although it is taking some time – miracles are hard to come by in Britain.”

Perhaps that’s because the British are sceptical by nature. Something to be proud of…

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