Up, Up & Away En Sus Beautiful Balloons

File under Stranger Than Fiction:

A Brazilian priest is missing after he drifted out to sea while trying to set a record for a flight using helium-filled party balloons, authorities said on Tuesday.

Balloon Priest

De Carli, who flew around 55 miles (90 kilometers) before losing contact, had wanted to draw attention to the work of his parish in Paranagua, which targets mostly truck drivers who transport goods to and from the port.

Umm… bananas!

More hereVia Dr Sharl — who else?

8 thoughts on “Up, Up & Away En Sus Beautiful Balloons”

  1. meanwhile…how many dolphins have choked on the debris left by his burst party baloons??? cute stunt. i bet those truck drivers miss the good padre. celibacy, anyone?

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