Or so they decided

Via Arthur Stock and Language Log, what might be a curious headline:

Front page of Philadelphia Inquirer 30 January 2016

Although the one that gets me is lower down on the page: “Pope’s Fiat sold for $82,000.” If a mere fiat brings that kind of money, what would someone pay for a nihil obstat?

1 comment

  1. McGehee »

    3 February 2016 · 9:39 am

    I was under the impression the selling of indulgences had been stopped long ago. Then again, it’s a Fiat, not a BMW.

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