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Pope Francis Blesses The Boston Celtics

Pope Francis was given a Celtics jersey with the No. 1 and “The Pope” written on the back at an audience yesterday.

1. Boston Celtics minority owner James Pallotta presented Pope Francis with a personalized Celtics jersey at the Vatican Wednesday.

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2. The jersey’s pretty amazing.

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3. Seriously.

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4. Pallota is the president of soccer team AS Roma, who will play rival team SS Lazio in the Italian Cup final this weekend.

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