Apr. 18, 2007
During a Papal audience, a business man approached the Pope and made this offer: Change the last line of the Lord's Prayer from "Give us this day our daily bread" to "Give us this day our daily chicken," and Kentucky Fried Chicken will donate $10,000,000 to Catholic charities. The Pope declined.
Two weeks later, the man approached the Pope again, this time with a $50,000,000 offer. Again, the Pope declined.
A month later, the man upped the price to $100,000,000, and this time the Pope accepted.
At a meeting of the Cardinals, the Pope announced his decision in the good news/bad news format.
"The good news is we have $100,000,000 for charities. The bad news is we lost the Wonder Bread account."