“Simpsons” producers to Vatican: Homer’s not Catholic

Executive producer Al Jean told Entertainment Weekly on Monday he was in “shock and awe” when he heard the assertion, saying, “I guess it makes up for me not going to church for 20 years.”…

But Jean told Entertainment Weekly the Vatican’s analysis was a stretch.

“We’ve pretty clearly shown that Homer is not Catholic. I really don’t think he could go without eating meat on Fridays — for even an hour.”