So, while the doorman wasn’t being particularly hostile – after all, he was just doing his job – the seminarians resigned themselves to their fate. But it was as they turned to leave that they were swiftly approached by the pub’s manager.
The group then showed him a picture of themselves in church, which was apparently proof enough for the manager. “He basically said, ‘You’re real, aren’t you?’” Father Doyle added to The Telegraph. Indeed, it seemed that the penny had finally dropped, and the manager thus invited the men back into the bar.