And Finally… – Vol 22 No 22

Pope Benedict did not follow the same rule, but presumably Gogglebox wasn’t his show of choice.The Vatican is notoriously free of vice, but Pope Francis has revealed that there is another aspect of modern life missing from the country-in-a-city: TV. The Pope told Italian media that, through choice, he has not watched TV since 1990 – or, to put it another way, the last time he sat down in front of the idiot box only one season of The Simpsons had been aired, and we were four years away from Friends. The pontiff revealed that the Swiss Guard keep him up to date with football results – his one weakness.