Pope Francis was officially inaugurated today as the 266th pontiff of the Catholic Church. A wide range of promotional products has appeared on the market in recent days for the faithful seeking to share their enthusiasm over his election.
T-shirts, mugs, key chains and other products bearing the pope’s likeness as well as quotes from his papal address and supportive prayers are available online and through specialist vendors. Prayer cards, which feature an image on one side and a prayer on the other, have also proven popular.
News of Pope Francis’ election is especially celebrated in his native Argentina, where shops are filling up with all manner of merchandise for excited Argentines. Click here for a video showcasing the Pope’s new presence in Argentina’s stores.