TODAY   |  October 11, 2013

Commemorative Vatican medals withdrawn for spelling error

After it was noticed that “Jesus” was misspelled, reading “Lesus” instead, 6,000 medals honoring Pope Francis were recalled on Tuesday. Four medals were sold before the withdrawal.

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>>> the vatican has pulled 6,000 commemorative medals because somebody forgot to use spell check. the medals went on sale on tuesday. somebody happened to notice that the word jesus stamped along the edge is misspelled as lesvs with an l instead of a j. four were sold before the medals were withdrawn. their value is expected to skyrocket.