Skip To Content
    Posted on Mar 4, 2013

    10 Totally Legitimate Reasons Why A Sloth Should Be The Next Pope

    This is the future, people.

    1. Imagine how funny/cute it would be to see people praying like this...

    Jessica Rinaldi / Reuters

    ... with this:

    2. An important job for the Pope is to make people cry.

    Stefano Rellandini / Reuters

    And sloths make people cry, too. Crying over cuteness >>> crying over sin.

    3. The pictures at the Vatican would be like a million times better.

    Tony Gentile / Reuters
    Tony Gentile / Reuters

    Upgrade! Much better.

    4. Most popes totally look like frilled lizards.

    This potato looks like a sloth.

    Automatically better.

    5. Sloths have way cuter friends.

    Gregorio Borgia / AP

    Ugh, not cute.

    Sloths friends are other sloths.

    Via Flickr: 28759204@N00

    No explanation needed here.

    6. News from the Vatican would be much better/more interesting.

    WHO CARES?!

    7. Old shirts were totally lame (it says "Thank you, Holiness"):

    ALESSANDRO BIANCHI / Reuters

    8. New shirts would be totally fab (it says "Thank you, Holiness" buuut with a picture of a sloth)

    9. Okay, now being totally superficial. I'm sorry, but this is way cuter...

    Than this:

    10. Most importantly, THEY WOULD WEAR LITTLE POPE HATS.

    Via Flickr: 19731486@N07

    THE END. MAKE THE POPE A SLOTH ALREADY. AND I'M SORRY YOU READ THIS.

    BuzzFeed Daily

    Keep up with the latest daily buzz with the BuzzFeed Daily newsletter!

    Newsletter signup form