The mannequin is a new wax figure being added to Madame Tussauds to celebrate the pope's visit.
A representative for Madame Tussauds New York said in a statement: “The NYPD agreed that this was all in good fun as we celebrated Pope Francis’ first trip to New York. The figure is a true testament to the artistry of Madame Tussauds and generated a lot of smiles and photo opportunities for several bystanders along the way.”
Get real-time updates as this story unfolds. To start, just "star" this story in ABC News' phone app. Download ABC News for iPhone here or ABC News for Android here.