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    Posted on May 23, 2013

    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.

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

    Gregorio Borgia / AP

    The jersey's pretty amazing.

    Gregorio Borgia / AP

    Seriously.

    Gregorio Borgia / AP

    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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