Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Stop Me If You've Heard This One: "Seven Welsh Priests Walk Into A Bar..."

From Reuters:
Seven Roman Catholic priests were refused service in a Welsh pub after staff mistook them for a stag party in fancy dress.

After realizing a mistake had been made, Cardiff's City Arms offered the clergymen a round of free drinks to apologize, the Archdiocese of Cardiff said in a blog post on Tuesday. 

Arriving at the pub on Saturday to celebrate the ordination of Father Peter McLaren, the priests were told by a bartender that the City Arms did not serve large groups in fancy dress. 

The archdiocese said they had started to leave when another staff member said he believed they were real priests and invited them back in for a free drink....MORE
Probably a good thing they weren't cardinals, what with the hats and all.