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Topic: Catholic tat

The papal visit souvenirs are too tasteful – I say bring back the Benny Bear

Where, oh where is the gaudiness (and enthusiasm) we expect from Catholic tat?

Debate: Does Catholic merchandising trivialise the faith?

Some see it as a bit of light-hearted fun, others as a serious distraction from the Gospel

Official papal visit merchandise goes on sale

Rosaries, T-shirts, fridge magnets and an electronic flashing candle are among the items unveiled for Pope’s visit