Who Wore It Best: Papal Edition

By ABC News

Mar 13, 2013 5:15pm

 

gty pope francis pope benedict xiv lpl 130313 blog Who Wore It Best: Papal EditionMoments after his election today, the newly named Pope Francis was dressed in the white vestments unique to the highest office in Catholicism.

The pope is allowed to decide just how decked out he wants to get – choosing from dozens of items, including shoes, hats, capes and even crowns.

When he was elected in 2005, Benedict XVI sported a red mozzetta, or short shoulder cape. Francis opted for white.  Both men appear to be wearing the same crimson and gold-embroidered stole.

So we ask you: Who wore it best?

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