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Vatican censors video of Pope joking whisky is ’the real holy water’

Vatican censors video of Pope joking whisky is ’the real holy water’

The Vatican has censored a video where Pope Francis was caught proclaiming that Scotch whisky is ’the real holy water’. Francis joked with a group of visiting Scottish student priests who presented him with the bottle. As per reports, the Vatican sought to avoid a controversy by censoring the footage ahead of an upcoming documentary about seminarians at the Scot College in Rome.

AD C 6 months

If his infallible Holiness has decreed it so, then who am I to disagree. *Proceed to take a shot of Scottish Wiskey* BLESSED BE THE LORD!!!

Robert_Clearwater 6 months

Oh no you've gone and done it, what could've been a meme that would've turned kids to Catholicism is now a part of the Streisand effect. When will people learn that any attempt to silence something most often just makes it more noticeable.

is it 2021 yet?
is it 2021 yet? 6 months

I’m not religious but that is amazing, glad to hear he has a good sense of humor and realizes that the Holy Spirit isn’t the only good spirit!

Leo Miggel
Leo Miggel 6 months

"The Vatican sought to avoid controversy"... The only controversy that could come up from this is if they decided to go out of their way to cover up or censor a measly joke... Oh wait that's what they just did.

John W
John W 6 months

I grew up Catholic, It has many cool things about it. I enjoy the history, certainly it's never been perfect. It's been up and down. The leadership historically on average has never been good. This guy I would not even consider a real pope. It's sad that most Catholics take what they want from the church experience, and just look away at what the leadership does. Mostly they know, but they just want peace, so pretend everything is perfect. The attitude is let everyone burn, as long as I have a good happy time. I like how they make him making a joke about whiskey an issue. Like that's important. Jorge Bergoglio was head of the Jesuit order in the 1970s when the church backed military government and called for patriotism Pope Francis’s advocacy for Islam could destroy Europe

Jake 6 months

Yes, because how dare the Pope tell a joke in a manner that's obviously a joke. Wouldn't want anyone thinking he was *checks notes*...human

James Villalobos
James Villalobos 6 months

WTF I love the pope now.

Werli 6 months

imma go bring the pope a fat blunt like a real burning bush, alcohol aint good for ya lmao

Torrey Jones
Torrey Jones 6 months

So in order to avoid a non-troversey, they created a controversy. Maybe the Pope isn't supposed to have a sense of humor? They really should have known better.

Jose luiz
Jose luiz 6 months

Some new priest mut have tried this censorship, pope is much older than the politically correct and wouldn't knee to this code of values

YourHighness 6 months

Best Pope ever

Cuppa T
Cuppa T 6 months

The bottle shown in the NYPost source (currently chosen as the image for this story on NewsVoice) is Oban 14. It's one of the most centered according to the map of flavors and it's one of my favourites. I've visited the distillery 2 years ago.

6Million$Mansplainer 6 months

Breaking: 'Catholics drink alcohol', In Other News: 'fish live in water'.

Jax Milovitch
Jax Milovitch 6 months

Says something bordering on relatable ... censorrrrrrr

darkwingsmurf 6 months

Well after the angels share could wisky be anything but Devine

SickOfTribalisem 6 months

Well u see we all have to deal with mortality.. maybe humor is his way...after all he propably knows by now there's no god who'd save him... i don't know if he honestly belives in god or ever did... but fairlytalea are behind the point...

on the prowl
on the prowl 6 months

A Pope with a sense of humour! I'll drink to that!

Sean 6 months

I'm sure Christ would approve of innocent jokes.

Brandon 6 months

I thought the Irish were the ones who got drunk not the Scottish.

Paulo enmanuel
Paulo enmanuel 6 months

Best pope ever :p

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