Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Bring Out the Acrobats

Lest anyone thought "Condomgate" featured the wildest contortions the Vatican would see for quite some time... here's a clip from this morning's General Audience:

As you might expect, it didn't take long for at least one member of the Rome crowd to wonder aloud which "bright light in the papal household arranged this?"

And for the record: yes, the whacktastic music you hear was, indeed, the soundtrack that played in the Nervi during the performance.

All that said, today's act still doesn't trump the breakdancers who memorably let loose for JPII: