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The Priest and the Taxi Driver

Joe Ratzinger dies and is waiting in line at the Pearly Gates.  Ahead of him is a guy who's dressed in sunglasses, a white shirt, a yamaka, and jeans. The apostle James addresses this guy, "Who are you, so that I may know whether or not to admit you to the Kingdom of Heaven?" The guy replies, "I'm Benjamin Cohen, a taxi driver, from Noo Yawk City." James consults his list. He smiles and says to the taxi driver, "Take this silken robe and golden staff and enter the Kingdom of Heaven." The taxi driver goes into Heaven with his robe and staff, and it's the priest's turn.  He stands erect and booms out, "I am Father Ratzinger, head of my church for eight years." James consults his list.  He says to the priest, "Take this cotton robe and wooden staff and enter the Kingdom of Heaven." "Just a minute," says the priest. "That man was a taxi driver, and he gets a silken robe and golden staff. How can this be