ROCK GOD Bono
Are we witnessing the dawn of Bonotheism? Everywhere you look, it seems the band and its saintly frontman are climbing to new heights—
both spiritually and literally.
, there's the 394-foot "U2 Tower." Planned for completion in 2008, the corkscrew-shaped structure will be the tallest building in Ireland and house the band's recording studio, in addition to luxury two- and three-bedroom duplexes. An express elevator will shuttle the band directly to their penthouse cheese-pop laboratory. Sir Bono's explanation for what's clearly the world's largest ego ramp: "People want to see an entrepreneurial spirit."
Now comes word from the BBC that Lincoln's St. Swithin's Church in England will host the first ever "U2-charist" ceremony in May.