Location: Rome

Funny and powerful, this superhero version of Pope Francis is here to save the people, and artist Mauro Palotta stands firmly behind that. Palotta told NPR, ""I tried to make him into a divinity by depicting him like Marvel comics superheroes, who essentially are the modern metaphor for Greek mythology. Our pop icons are today's version of the ancient gods." Unfortunately the Italian police removed the wheatpaste almost immediately.