Poster of Pope and 'Devilish' Trump Kissing Appears in Rome - NBC4 Washington

Poster of Pope and 'Devilish' Trump Kissing Appears in Rome

Pope Francis is due to meet with Trump on May 24 at the Vatican.

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    A poster showing Pope Francis kissing a devilish, gun-toting Donald Trump is seen on a wall in Rome, Thursday, May 11, 2017. The poster has appeared in Rome less than two weeks before the first meeting between the pontiff and President Trump and is captioned with writing reading in English and Italian "The Good forgives the Evil" in tiny letters along Francis’ belt.

    A poster showing Pope Francis and a devilish, gun-toting Donald Trump kissing has appeared in Rome less than two weeks before their first meeting.

    The caption "The Good forgives the Evil" is written in English and Italian in tiny letters along Francis' belt. It was signed by "TV Boy Official."

    In the life-sized image, the white-robed, halo-clad Francis embraces Trump, who has red horns, a red cape and a gun in a holster.

    Francis is due to meet with Trump on May 24 at the Vatican.

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    Francis has frequently been the focus of street art in Rome. Early on in his papacy, posters of Francis dressed as a superhero appeared near the Vatican, while more recently dozens of posters critical of his heavy-handed actions against conservatives dotted the city.