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You know the pope is a rock star when he has a custom mic!

On Saturday, September 26, Pope Francis visited the Festival of Families on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Chosen to capture the Pontiff’s audio was an Audio-Technica AE6100 Artist Elite® Hypercardioid Dynamic Handheld Microphone, custom-painted white by Audio-Technica especially for the occasion (mic pictured with Pope Francis, center). Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images.

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