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Colbert Not Happy With 'Socialist, Poor-Coddling, Gay-Not-Judging, Foot-Washing, Atheists-Hugging Audacity Of Pope'

Colbert was doing his best job of channeling his "hero" Papa Bear O'Reilly this Monday with this little tirade on the latest news about Pope Francis.
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Look out. The Pope has gone off and upset Stephen Colbert again.

COLBERT: Out of 1.2 billion Catholics out there, there's only one of them who really bothers me. It's this guy named Frank. I'm so PO'd at this Socialist, poor-coddling, gay-not-judging, foot-washing, atheists-hugging audacity of Pope that I, I've got to tell you, I may start flirting with other religions.

Stephen was not happy about Pope Francis and his decision to allow mothers to nurse their babies in the Sistine Chapel.

COLBERT: How dare the Pope encourage just to whip them out in public!? The Catholic Church has spent the last 2000 years making us feel shame about our bodies. That's why I shower in a bathing suit, while wearing one of those dog cones.

Colbert also lashed out at the Pope for wanting to "scale back the cost of becoming a saint."

COLBERT: You can't slash the cost of becoming a saint. Being rich is the first miracle. Sainthood is like god's country club -- they don't let in poor people, or Jews.

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