Posts Tagged ‘Pope Francis’

Nothing sacred: Wanna buy a (counterfeit) Pope Francis t-shirt?

March 18, 2013

According to, “New Pope Means New Brand for Catholic Church”  …

While the white smoke billowed out into St. Peter’s Square and Pope Francis was introduced to the world

…  the Catholic Church’s legal team was busy behind the scenes protecting its intellectual property.



The Catholic Church is as much a business as it is a religious beacon, and like any smart business, the Church protects its intellectual property.

Here’s how …