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Pope Francis Meets Chocolate Statue of Pope Francis

Pope Francis looks at a chocolate statue of himself, given to him after his weekly audience, on Feb. 5, 2014.
Pope Francis looks at a chocolate statue of himself, given to him after his weekly audience, on Feb. 5, 2014. Osservatore Romano—AFP/Getty Images

What a treat

Pope Francis checks out a life-size statue of himself made out of 1.5 tons of cocoa, presented to him at the Vatican on Feb. 5. Needless to say it’s a far cry from his humble meals of skinless chicken, fruit, and salad.

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