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Who knows, maybe one day a female pope will make the trip to Ireland.
I suggest that all members of the feminist organization Gabriela watch the movie "Pope Joan" to inspire them further in their cause, so one day there may be another female pope like Johannes Anglicus.
Heyward has written that the election of Jefferts Schori was "unimaginable to any Episcopalian in 1974, a bit like imagining a female pope from where we stand in 2014.
I'm surprised the writer didn't keep going to its logical conclusion--a female pope.
If you believe, as The House of Rumour does but official history does not, that there actually was a female pope who disguised herself as a man--Pope Joan--this novel will be right up your alley.
The world is unlikely to witness a female Pope in the foreseeable future despite incessant western rhetoric of gender equality.
There's a female pope, the mistress of a Japanese emperor, an explorer and even the patient wife from The Clerk's Tale in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.
Norwich does not shy away from the controversial popes of the early centuries, including the possibility of a female pope (alternately known as Pope Joan or Agnes) in the first century, and Pope John XII who was the exemplar of debauchery.
There was not a female Pope, the Da Vinci Code is silly, animals do not have rights in Catholic teaching, and so on.
Until I read Peter Stanford's book, I'd heard no mention of the testicletouching chair, merely a rumour that there had been a female pope.
Certainly most big-budget commercial projects coming out of Europe, be it the "Asterix" franchise or Constantin Film's lavish female pope costumer "Pope Joan" and Roman Polanski's upcoming thriller "The Ghost," are packaged as co-productions, which are also seen as a common bulwark against Hollywood blockbusters.
Where would a fool, a female pope and a hanged man be found together?

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