Newseum’s Top Ten Pope-a-Lope Front Pages Skips the Best One

Every day The Newseum posts its Today’s Top Ten Front Pages, which featured this on Tuesday:

Caught Off Guard

Monday’s shocking news of Pope Benedict XVI’s impending resignation caught the world, and the media, off guard. Today, newspapers around the globe caught up, with front-page coverage of the first papal abdication in 600 years. Our favorite: “Bolt from the blue” in London’s Guardian, illustrated with a dramatic photo of St. Peter’s being struck by lightning yesterday

Said Guardian front page:


But that can’t hold a (votive) candle to Page One of Tuesday’s New York Post (via, of all places, the Newseum’s Today’s Front Pages) . . .

Read the rest at It’s Good to Live in a Four-Daily Town.

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