Pope Francis Meets Baby Pope

Pope Francis met an adorable baby pope as he arrived at his weekly general audience at the Vatican on Wednesday.

Pope Francis met an adorable baby pope as he arrived at his weekly general audience at the Vatican on Wednesday.

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The pope appeared to be delighted with his tiny doppelgänger, stopping the Popemobile so he could greet the youngster…

Pope Francis Meets Adorable Baby Pope

And give the overwhelmed little guy a kiss.

Pope Francis Meets Adorable Baby Pope

Nineteen month-old Daniele De Sanctis’ grandmother made the costume for him, his mother told the Associated Press. “It was a gesture of love toward the Holy Father.”

Nineteen month-old Daniele De Sanctis' grandmother made the costume for him, his mother told the Associated Press. "It was a gesture of love toward the Holy Father."

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Little Daniele was not the only child dressed up to celebrate Carnival, the festive season leading up to Lent. The pope also blessed a child in a dragon costume…

Pope Francis Meets Adorable Baby Pope

And a tiny Swiss Guard.

Pope Francis Meets Adorable Baby Pope

But clearly, the mini-pope was the best costume of the day.

But clearly, the mini-pope was the best costume of the day.

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Source – buzzfeed

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