From “Street Art” To “Street Theology.” The Two Faces of the Superhero Pope – Settimo Cielo

For a few weeks the souvenir kiosks in and around Saint Peter’s Square have been selling T-shirts with Francis dressed as “Superpope.”

The effigy is not new. It appeared in 2014 on a wall on Via Plauto, a short walk from the Vatican, and was removed a few hours later. But it brought fame to its creator, Mauro Pallotta, 45, who goes by the name Maupal. And since then it has gone viral:

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Source: From “Street Art” To “Street Theology.” The Two Faces of the Superhero Pope – Settimo Cielo – Blog – L’Espresso

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