I laughed so loud the whole office turned around.
From the Prague Daily Monitor: “Czech ‘Pastafarian’ wins right to wear kitchen utensil as official religious head gear“. I doubt this is a joke!
A man who claims his religion requires him to wear a sieve on his head has been granted permission to use a photo of himself wearing it – on his official ID card.
Lukas Novy, a follower of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, says the plastic kitchenware is a crucial part of his “Pastafarian” faith, and he must wear it at all times to respect his deity; a monster made of spaghetti and meatballs.
Czech officials ruled that rejecting his request would be a breach of the country’s religious equality laws, and have subsequently turned the other cheek as the 28 year old, from Brno, updated his ID card with the controversial image.
The Church of the Spaghetti Monster first emerged in…
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