This’ll give the pope’s fans something to chew on.
My colleague’s question is probably the only one that needs to be answered: “Is the center gooey or hollow?” All that this, ahem, tribute is missing, is the rock candy ferula.
Of course, in all seriousness–oh, who am I kidding? This is adorable! But it does raise a prickly theological conundrum, if there’s any weight behind the old French saying that “Whoever eats the pope, dies.“