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Comedian Joe Pasquale on life growing up in a Christian home

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British comedian Joe Pasquale has been speaking about life as a child growing up within a Christian family.

The 61 year old was talking to TV presenter Kate Thornton on the White Wine Question Time podcast in which he told tales of attending church.

His mother was Anglican but wasn't a churchgoer but his dad was a staunch Catholic.

Reflecting on his time in a Catholic school, he said: "I remember having to go to confession at five years old... what had I done at five years old that I had to confess?

"So I'd go in there and I'd say, 'I threw a stone at Vincent Garvey today'. And I hadn't really... So then a week later, I could go back and say I'd lied last week in the confession."

Pasquale also spoke of his "real joy" as a youngster in making his mother, who suffered with depression, laugh.

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