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Pope resigns: Best theories, gags and comments from Twitter

The Pope resigns, Twitter reacts...

@AdamAWhite:" Pope leaves office to write gardening series for BBC Radio 4"

@Sixthformpoet: "The Pope is hardly the first person to lose interest in their real job so soon after joining Twitter."

@timothy_stanley: "Under new EU equality laws, Sinead O'Conner favorite to be next #pope"

@Number10cat: "You know the economy's bad when God's making people redundant... ”

@BobJWilliams: "To be fair I bet his boss is proper demanding. "

@DeborahJaneOrr: "Oh, hang on. He's just giving it up for lent."

@OwenJones84: "Can't believe God let the Pope be his fall guy. It's Jeremy Hunt and his Special Advisor all over again."

@ajhmurray: "Pope quits one week after equalmarriage debate? Coincidence or early proof of gayanprophecy?"

@danielmajer:" How many regenerations has The Pope got left? Does this mean there'll be a new assistant too?"

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