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Pope Benedict Has His Own Custom Cologne

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Pope Benedict Has His Own Custom Cologne

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Pope Benedict Has His Own Custom Cologne

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An Italian perfume maker was commissioned to create the pope's cologne. The exact formula is top secret but it's rumored to have hints of lime, verbena and grass — reflecting the pontiffs love of nature.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. Pope Benedict has something of a reputation for style. He's been seen wearing Gucci sunglasses and his red Prada loafers earned him the title of Accessorizer of the Year by Esquire. Now the pope has his own scent. An Italian perfume maker was commissioned by the Vatican to create the custom cologne. The exact formula is top secret, but it's rumored to have hints of lime, verbena and grass, presumably reflecting the pontiff's love of nature. It's MORNING EDITION.

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