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Bono Knocks On Heaven's Door With Giant Erection

Oct. 27 2008, Published 7:07 a.m. ET

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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."

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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.


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