“Paradigm Trading Cards (http://www.paradigmtradingcards.com) today announced their release – ‘A New Pope’ – a special, limited edition trading card set celebrating the life of Pope Benedict XVI. This set follows the highly successful release of a set for Pope John Paul II. Each of the 20 trading cards in the set chronicles ‘The New Pope’s’ early years, life in the church and the first few days as Pope.
‘The New Pope trading cards are a response to our customers. Both our retail outlets and our customers have been asking for Benedict XVI trading cards since the day we released our Pope John Paul II set,’ said Mark Currier, President of Paradigm Trading Cards. ‘People around the world want to learn more about Benedict XVI. What better way could there be for young people to learn about the new Pope. Trading cards have been educational in nature since they where first produced.'”