The age old retort "Is the Pope Catholic?" officially changed to "Is the Pope Governor of Alaska?"
— lafix (@lafix) February 11, 2013
The Pope is hardly the first person to lose interest in their real job so soon after joining Twitter.
— Sixth Form Poet (@sixthformpoet) February 11, 2013
The New Pope was just a marketing ploy to bring back Pope Classic
— Cullen Crawford (@HelloCullen) February 11, 2013
Congrats to Pope Benedict!! Sorry to see him go but I know he'll kill it as the new Director of Social Marketing at Buzzfeed!
— Adam Conover(@adamconover) February 11, 2013
When the Pope's away, the Lenten penitents will play.
— Uncle Dynamite(@UncleDynamite) February 11, 2013
Keep it simple, Catholics. Have bishops stand around a birdbath filled with Pizza Rolls. Whoever eats the last one is the new Pope. Done.
— Scotty (@MarylandMudflap) February 11, 2013
The Pope's kinda like The Doctor. When there's a new one I'm like "How's THAT gonna work?" Then he puts on a goofy outfit and I'm all, "OK."
— Paul Gude (Rascal) (@sgnp) February 11, 2013
The Pope is resigning because he feels he's too old [cough, Scalia] to do his important job [cough cough, Scalia] effectively.
— Erin Judge (@erinjudge) February 11, 2013
Obama will honor the Pope's service by posting a picture of himself lighting a candle at a Catholic church.
— Neal Boortz (@Talkmaster) February 11, 2013
Did the pope use his safe word or did the Catholic laity use theirs? Either way, the world's longest-running Dom/sub scene is on hold.
— Dan Savage (@fakedansavage) February 11, 2013
With this resignation #Pope Benedict has now created exactly one more new job than the entire GOP Congress.
— John Fugelsang (@JohnFugelsang) February 11, 2013
The last Roman Catholic Pope resigned back in the 15th century. But to the Church, the Dark Ages seem like only yesterday.
— Wile E. Quixote (@ScottLinnen) February 11, 2013
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