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Meet the Pope Francis plush toy

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Deacon Greg Kandra - published on 08/20/15

This thing is selling like hotcakes—or, maybe, Pennsylvania scrapple:

A company in Montgomery County [Pennsylvania] is producing a cute and cuddly version of the leader of the Catholic Church to celebrate Philadelphia’s upcoming visit from Pope Francis. …”They’ve already sold 50,000 pontiff dolls, with orders coming in from as close to home as City Hall to the faithful across the globe. “We have been inspired by the pope. We love his message of being inclusive and that inspired us,” said [Bleacher Creatures president Matthew] Hoffman. Bleacher Creatures says the pope is so popular – or shall we say pope-ular – that he’s selling out fast.

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And visit the company website for details on how to get one.

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