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So the popular Build-a-Bear company is getting in on the papal memorabilia craze, having won rights to market, yes, an official Benedict “Christ Our Hope” teddy bear t-shirt. Here’s the catch: The company is only selling the t-shirt in its Washington-area stores. That Build-a-Bear papal gear would not be respectful enough for the NYC church folk is odd, given that, as posted below, the New York archdiocese has a Papal Skateboard contest. (Washington is featuring an essay contest.)
When he became Pope, Joseph Ratzinger included the bar on his coat of arms. Read more here.