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People Are Turning This Photo Of The Pope Into A Hilarious Rap Meme

The pope is about to drop the hottest mixtape of 2015.

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Pope Francis was at a camp for internally displaced people in Bangui, Central African Republic, on Sunday as part of his three-nation tour in Africa. While there, he was photographed giving his blessing:

A number of people noted on social media that the pope looked as if he was about to rap into the microphone.

"His palms were bloody, knees beat, cross was heavy, there's wine on his torso already"

As a result, the hashtag #PopeBars began trending worldwide on Twitter.

"God had a mixtape he named it the Bible, Jesus had a rap crew called it the disciples" #PopeBars

People began tweeting the photo alongside rap lyrics styled to reflect the pope and his teachings.

"when you see me pop your collar. Money ain't a thing, I'll son Creflo Dollar" #PopeBars


This is not the first time people have turned the pope into a rap meme.

"He died on the cross World suffered the loss But he jumped back up Saved us all, what what!!" #PopeBars

"I murder these bars like Cain did to Abel. Better call me Charlie cause I'm surrounded by angels" #PopeBars

Please enjoy some of the best #PopeBars below and the rest here.

"My 16s hotter than fire and brimstone, it's Pontifex boy, I flew your girl out she's in Rome." #PopeBars

"Your arms too short to box with god I don't kill atheists only kill bars" #PopeBars

Francis, Praying mantis, cancelling Catholic stances for the masses, giving hope, yo girl call me Papi, not Pope.

Rossalyn Warren is a senior reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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