Pets & Animals

#PopeDog pet pictures are trending, and they're heavenly!

When Pope Francis travels, he's greeted by throngs of crowds, opportunities to speak before world leaders and worshipful followers standing in line for hours.

In the U.S., we've got all that ... and more. Like folks dressing up their dogs in papal attire and posting them on the Internet. It's adorable and possibly sacrilegious at the same time!

#popedog #popeDogs #Veracruz #Mexico #puppy #holy #Ivanka #lovely #readyforhalloween 👑🐶💕

A photo posted by Homar Argelles (@omar010580) on

That's right, #PopeDog is trending on Instagram and beyond, so we thought we'd share some of our favorites.

#popeindc #popeinusa #pope #professor #stinky #pete the #dog #popedog #dc We had our own visit from the pope here in #windsor

A photo posted by Christine Walters (@liveartlondon) on

Not to be outdone, there is a bit of #PopeCat out there:

And even a #PopeCow, because someone had to say "Holy cow!"

That said, Pope Francis is usually seen in more simple attire, wearing just a zucchetto (his head covering), but we think he'd give his blessing to these cuties all the same.

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