GIF: Pope Francis meets his ‘Mini-Me’ in St Peter’s Square during Carnival

Pope Francis made his "Mini-Me" cry today. Way to go. Credit: Getty Images
Pope Francis meets his “Mini-Me” today.
Credit: Getty Images

Apparently, Austin Powers isn’t the only person with a “Mini-Me,” Pope Francis has one too.

As Pope Francis was making his rounds and greeting the crowd in St. Peters Square at the Vatican,  he lifts up 19-month old Daniele De Sanctis, who was dressed up as a pope and gives him a kiss.

Daniele, dressed as a miniature version of Pope Francis, screamed wildly as he was hoisted up by guards to be kissed by the pope.

Today marks the first day of Carnival in Italy and children celebrate by dressing in their favorite costumes. We’re pretty sure Daniele had the best costume of them all.

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Little Daniele has had enough

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