Last year, our 9 loyal readers declared Pope Benedict XV the winner of our first ever #InfalliblyHip.
Some thought he got a bump because people thought they were voting for Benedict XVI, but I think it was because he used to rock epic hats and specs.
Read on to see this year's four nominees for Papal Hipster!
1. Our selection of possible Papal Hipsters is confined only to Popes who filled in for Peter prior to my birth (it would just be way to easy for JP2, B16, and Papa Francesco to win this thing).
2. St. Peter can't make the list...the fact that he was Pope before being Pope was a thing just wouldn't be fair to the rest of the hopeful Vicars.
3. Popes that we know too little about aren't eligible either. While being obscure may make you hip, we need tangibles to decide this contest.
And this year, we're added the rule that last year's winner can't repeat (sorry B15).
And now, this year's #InfalliblyHip conclave is ready to begin: