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Mayo Women To Welcome Pope Francis With Life-Sized Knitted Pontiff


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While Dublin gears up for the visit of Pope Francis tomorrow, four women from Mayo have taken the greeting up a level.

They've crocheted a life sized Pope Francis doll, which they're taking to the arrivals hall of Knock airport later to welcome him with.

Jacinta McDonnell says the idea came to her after an apparition.

"Some time in May, I thought about the pope and I just says 'the pope is coming in August'. Now I didn't know he was coming to Knock at the time but I said 'we'll make the pope!'. And they said 'what do you mean we'll make the pope?' and I said 'we'll crochet the pope just for a bit of fun!'

The woolly pontiff has already become a hit with tourists who've been posing for selfies.

Now is anyone thinking what we're thinking...?

 

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