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by Robert Silverberg

Wonderful story by Silverberg details the selection of a new Pope; you'll enjoy this short story, which won the Nebula award for its year.

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Robot 'Minister' Performs Wedding Ceremony
   In South Korea, your dream wedding can be engineered precisely to your specifications.

I-Fairy Robot Minister Performs Wedding Ceremony
   This is not, as claimed, the first wedding ceremony performed by a robot. However, the wedding video might make roboticists cry.

Texas Couple Married By Computer
   'Do you take this woman as your lawfully wedded wife Y/N?'

Robots Converse, But Should They Count In A Minyan?
   'This is the morning everyone has waited for, when at last the robot cardinal is to be elected Pope...'- Robert Silverberg, 1971.

Minister Wants To Convert Artificial Intelligences To Christianity
   'Getting to his feet he crossed the waiting room to the Padre booth...'- Philip K. Dick, 1969.

BlessU-2 Robot Priest Celebrates 500th Reformation Anniversary
   'at last the robot cardinal is to be elected Pope.' - Robert Silverberg, is devoted to the creative inventions of science fiction authors and movie makers. Look for the Science Fiction Invention Category that interests you, the Glossary of Science Fiction Inventions, the Timeline of Science Fiction Inventions, or see what's New.
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Ulm Sleep Pods For The Homeless
re: Larry Niven

Prophetic Offers Lucid Dreaming Halo With Morpheus-1 AI
re: Peter Watts

More Like A Tumblebug Than A Motorcycle
re: Robert Heinlein

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