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And Now a Sniff for the Pontiff: Pope Benedict Gets His Own Fragrance

The Pope, via Getty Images
The Pope, via Getty Images

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Lots of celebrities, including Katy Perry, Rihanna, and Madonna, have their own fragrances. So why shouldn't Pope Benedict XVI, one of the most famous people in the world, have one too? Well that wrong has been righted: The Pontiff is getting a specially created cologne made by legendary Italian nose Silvana Casoli. There's one major difference, though: this cologne isn't for sale. It's exclusively for the Pope to use, and nobody else. So it looks like you'll have to find something else to get your dad for Father's Day.

How do you solve a problem like the Pope's personal fragrance? Casoli said that he was inspired by the nature of Bavaria, the German province where Benedict grew up, as well as pureness, peace, and tranquility. Translation: the cologne smells like lemon tree blossom and spring grass.
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