Catholic priests mistaken for bachelor party, told to leave pub

Seven Roman Catholic clergymen were rejected service in a Welsh pub after faculty misstep them for a stag party in fancy dress.

After realising a mistake had been attained, Cardiffs City Arms offered the clergymen a round of free drinkings to apologise, the Archdiocese of Cardiff said in a blog post on Tuesday.

Arriving at the pub on Saturday to celebrate the ordination of Father Peter McLaren, the clergymen were told by a bartender that the City Arms did not serve big groupings of fancy dress.

The archdiocese said they had started to leave when another staff member said he believed they were real priests and invited them back in for a free drink.

Wed like to thank The City Arms for being good sports through all of this and their kind gesture to our seminarians, the blog post said.

It said the priests had initially thought the bartender was joking where reference is mistook them for a stag party, an all-male bash held for men who are getting married and which in Britain often involves garmenting up and ingesting copious quantities of alcohol.

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