Thursday, March 14, 2013

Please hold the Pope Francis kitsch...

Don't start this crap.

Please leave the new Pope off your mugs and bumper stickers and waving pope avatars in your sidebars.

I received an email last night advertising the mug shown in the photo.

Catholics - knock it off. 


  1. kitsch is catholic (small 'c') and always has been. not saying all of it is good or appropriate, but it ... just is.

    i like my BVM holy water bottle.

  2. Does it wave when you use it?

  3. Wait - there's no bird sitting on the tip of his fingers. What's up with that??? They could have at least added a cute kitteh...

  4. I'd buy a mug with a seagull on top of the Sistine chimney, but that would be it.

  5. Disgraceful.

    Now where can I get one?

    1. Where do you think? lololol

      I need to see it "in the wild" before I can sow my love offering.

      I'm killing me.

  6. Ha! I found it...and it wasn't where you think, Thom.

    Because I'm so appalled by it, however, I only bought three of them.

    What? Don't look at me like that.

  7. I would buy one--and send it to the Pope as a housewarming gift. Maybe even a set of four!

  8. Susan - I'm thinking now he would get a kick out of that.

  9. I just learned the Argentines are printing t-shirts with his image - so it's all good.


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