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Vatican Misspells Jesus - on 6K Medals

Posted Friday, October 11th 2013 @ 9am  by Arden Dier, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– You'd think if anyone was going to misspell the name of God's son, it wouldn't be the Vatican. But some 6,000 gold, silver, and bronze medals to commemorate Pope Francis have been recalled after a misspelling in a Latin phrase turned Jesus into Lesus, der Spiegel reports. The mistake wasn't actually caught until four of the medals, made by the Italian State Mint, had already been sold, adds the Daily Mail, so they're bound to be worth some money should you stumble across one.

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