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'Spider-Man' meets the Pope

Remo Casilli, Reuters

Posted at Jun 23 2021 06:17 PM

'Spider-Man' meets the Pope

Pope Francis receives a mask from a person dressed as Spider-Man after the general audience, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, at the Vatican on Wednesday. The man in the costume is 27-year old Mattia Villardita from Northern Italy and was given a seat in the VIP section for his work dressing in superhero costumes and visiting sick children in hospitals.