papal visit store

A daily guide to news and comment about the Pope’s visit to Britain

Where, oh where is the gaudiness (and enthusiasm) we expect from Catholic tat?

Key chains, candles, shirts and raincoats are among the goods on offer

Staff at Catholics with Attitude said they were stunned by the messages

Some see it as a bit of light-hearted fun, others as a serious distraction from the Gospel

Rosaries, T-shirts, fridge magnets and an electronic flashing candle are among the items unveiled for Pope’s visit