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the vicar is quicker and thicker and slicker ...

By Diogenes (articles ) | Sep 10, 2008

Ever feel despondent at our Catholic Church's problems with shonky theologians, quisling politicians, and triathlete-grappling bishops? Sure you do. If you think we've got it bad, however, there's always consolation around the corner. In times of distress, the C of What's Left of E comes to the rescue with a news story about some unbuttoned curate moonlighting as an imam, a druidess, or a student chaplain at Georgetown. The latest newsmaker is the Reverend Miss Skye Benno,  who ministers to her flock as a Goth without Portfolio. Skye justs wants to be Skye: 

'I did walk down the street in biker boots, hot pants and dog collar and got a few looks. I don't do it to be difficult  --  it's just me.

'The Church can be quite cliquey and it's important for me to keep it real and not be another stuffy, middle-class vicar.'

Miss Denno moved to the town with her partner Joel and their two young children last month to take up her new role. 

A boost to morale, as P.J. O'Rourke says, the way dropping a cinder block on your foot makes your headache feel better.   Thanks, your Reverence. We needed that.

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