Wednesday, June 08, 2005

Donating Blood

I received a call from the Red Cross asking me to donate blood.

I’d love to donate blood, but it wouldn’t be appropriate. I mean, papal blood is pure holiness. If that blood gets in the wrong hands (or veins), we could possibly have two holy people on this earth. And I can’t have that.

There’s only room in this world for only holy Pope.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

How did the Red Cross get your number?

6/08/2005 8:17 PM  
Blogger Pope Benedict XVI said...

I'm not sure. My assistant knows better than to pass those types of calls to me. I had to give him a warning.

6/08/2005 8:18 PM  
Blogger Robert said...

What are you, a Jehovah's Witness? You shouldn't be so concerned about your hemoglobin.

6/08/2005 9:09 PM  
Blogger Tan Lucy Pez said...

Most Holy Father, if part of the Eucharist is Christ's blood, which he gave freely, then why is your blood so special? Just asking.

6/08/2005 9:14 PM  
Anonymous Georg said...

The Red Cross doesn`t take your blood. You are too old.

6/08/2005 9:31 PM  
Blogger Jamie Dawn said...

Well, there's that AND the fact that you have that disease
no one is supposed to know about.

I suppose you're not an organ donor either. Your liver is pretty shot from all the alcohol, and your heart and lungs are just about useless as it is. You might consider donating your corneas though. Seeing through papal eyes could be a very enlightening thing.

6/09/2005 12:03 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Maybe it was someone who wanted to make a profit on your blood, hmmmm.


6/09/2005 2:24 AM  
Blogger AP3 said...

Actually, the Red Cross in the USA won't let me give blood because I lived in Italy for three years! So maybe they won't even want your holy blood. Just sayin'.

6/09/2005 3:49 AM  
Blogger The Lazy Iguana said...

If your holy blood were to be transfused into a non-believer, would it burn?

6/09/2005 4:09 AM  
Blogger Esther Kustanowitz said...

Actually, Anonymous, they're more likely to make a "prophet" on his blood.

Problem is, not everyone has P+ blood. It's a very rare papal blood type.

6/09/2005 6:18 AM  
Blogger jevanking™ said...

I say don't do it. We can't have two Popes.

6/09/2005 7:17 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

In the past there were often two popes. One in Rome and one in Avignon.

6/09/2005 10:09 AM  
Blogger Badpatty said...

I'm in favor of a lot MORE popes! Have blood drawn, load up the Super Soaker and nail a bunch of those pilgrims (read: tourists) who are always hanging out underneath your balcony.

6/09/2005 4:15 PM  
Blogger Weary Hag said...

I guess that sale of Pope-blood on Ebay was a bust then, eh?

6/10/2005 12:55 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

They won't let me donate anymore...said I had too much important good in my blood...obviously these blood suckers go wild in the processing plants.

4/09/2006 8:12 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

One Holy and the rest Ole'!! Trudge on we go in all the schemes.

4/09/2006 8:15 PM  

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