Pope Culture: A Look at Papal Kitsch
Text by Sherry Huang and Nicole Symmonds
Now that Pope Benedict is making his first visit to the U.S., expect vendors to plaster his face on everything from t-shirts to mugs to lollipops (that's what vendors around the Vatican did when he was ordained). Even Build-a-Bear Workshops in Washington D.C. are creating special B16 teddy bear t-shirts to celebrate his visit.
Take a peek at our gallery to see what other unusual, irreverent, and humorous pope-centered items can be found (and purchased) at your whim.