Saint Corbinian’s Bear brings us this:
In what Vatican watchers say is an attempt to rekindle flagging interest in Pope Francis’ “Green Encyclical,” the Vatican unveiled a new symbol for the initiative. A Vatican spokesman explained that “we want the people of the Earth to still think of Her as a ‘sister,’ but more of a hot step-sister.” The spokesman added that her “hotness” would remind people of global warming.
In any prior pontificate, at least for the past few centuries, this would of course be instantly recognizable as satire. In this pontificate you were wondering for a moment, weren’t you?