Jon Stewart Pummels Pope

Host says Domino's Pizza more contrite than Church
By Emily Rauhala,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 8, 2010 6:09 AM CDT

Maureen Dowd has been nipping at Pope Benedict's heels, but you know you're in trouble when Jon Stewart takes aim at you. On last night's Daily Show, Stewart blasted the pontiff's defiance over his handling of sex abuse cases. "If any other organization had done anything close to what the Church is being accused of, they'd be done!" he said in a segment called "Pope Opera."

The Church is less contrite than Domino's, Stewart says. "Look how sorry Domino's was just for their shitty pizza!" he jokes. "They had a bad sauce recipe, (and) they've been out there nonstop. ‘Oh, we're so sorry. Here, have some Crazy Bread!' (More Jon Stewart stories.)

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