Yes, that picture you see is of Bozza in conversation with Pope Benedict of Cumberbatch in London during the Papal visit to the UK.Â We’re not privy to the conversation that Boris had with Mr Cumberbatch, but, if we at Boriswatch Towers had to guess, we expect it had something to do with religion or the bible or the baby Jesus, innit.
Mind you, Bozza is hardly a devout Catholic, as this statement from his office today confirmed (confirmed! Get it? – Boriswatch Joke Writer)
“Boris was baptised Catholic but was not confirmed and is not practising. He told Italian radio this morning that he disagreed with many of the Pope’s views but feels he has very interesting and important things to say about modern life and the secularisation of society.”
During the meeting between Johnson and the Sherlock actor, BoJo gave his esteemed guest three books as gifts, including a copy of his own historical book The Dream of Rome. Reports that Bozza’s guest responded in kind by giving the Mayor a DVD copy of his well-received 2006 comedy Starter for Ten are unconfirmed….