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04.08.13 Andy Cush

Prompted by an anecdote about a group of priests who regularly watch torrented films together, the good people at TorrentFreak decided to do a little digging to find the Vatican’s preferences in piracy. What they found was not altogether unsurprising. Coupled with a distaste for Hollywood films and popular music, holy city denizens have a […]

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03.15.13 Andy Cush

As you may recall, the Bronx’s Artuso Bakery won local fame for its delicious cookies depicting Pope Benedict XVI. And now that he’s resigned and that other guy has taken his place, they’ve adapted, turning out batches of pastries carrying the image of Pope Francis. Apparently, they were in a state of flux during the […]

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02.12.13 Andy Cush

Missing Emperor Palpatine Pope Benedict XVI already? One Bronx Bakery has just the thing: black-and-white sugar cookies emblazoned with the Pope’s image, so that his papacy can live on in your hearts and stomachs forever. “So many people loved these cookies,” says Anthony Artuso of Artuso Pastry Shop. “We still get calls asking for them, but […]

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