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Photo: Stephen Colbert Will Guest Star On 'The Mindy Project' As A Priest

We present to you Stephen Colbert as Father Michael O'Donnell (Photo via Instagram)
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While we've been pretty crushed since Stephen Colbert signed off from The Colbert Report last December, we're glad to report that we have something to look forward to in the interim before he fills the seat as Late Show host in the fall.

He'll be guest starring as a priest, Father Michael O'Donnell, on an upcoming episode of The Mindy Project—and we're pretty stoked about it. In a photo Mindy Kaling posted on Instagram today, it shows the two embracing in a church, and Colbert looking dashingly handsome with his scruffy, salt-and-peppered beard and priest outfit.

Fox and The Mindy Project's producer Universal TV are staying mum on doling out more info on the role, according to Variety. However, if you're all caught up with this season, you might have a guess or two as to what a Catholic priest is doing in Mindy Lahiri and Danny Castellano's lives.

And it looks like Colbert and Kaling are both big fans of each other. Colbert gave a hilarious and glowing introduction to Kaling, calling her a "role model," when she was honored at the 2014 Glamour Woman of the Year award in November. Watch it in all its glory here:

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