Popes

Who Wore It Best? Pope Robes Edition

Look: Not everyone can pull off candy apple red. Even fewer can get away with the column of white and adornment of pure gold cold-pressed from the teeth of unbaptized orphans. Which Pope of the last 200-someodd years best wore the papal regalia that came with the job? Vote for your faves!

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    189 VOTES
    Pope Francis
    Photo: Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY
    • Age: 85
    • Birthplace: Flores, Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 2
    152 VOTES
    Pope John XXIII
    Photo: Metaweb / CC-BY
    • Age: Dec. at 81 (1881-1963)
    • Birthplace: Sotto il Monte Giovanni XXIII, Italy
    • Credits: A Man Named John
  • 3
    155 VOTES
    Pope Paul VI
    Photo: Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY
    • Age: Dec. at 80 (1897-1978)
    • Birthplace: Concesio, Italy
  • 4
    126 VOTES
    Pope Pius VII
    Photo: flickr / CC0
    • Age: Dec. at 81 (1742-1823)
    • Birthplace: Cesena, Italy