And you thought we lucked out stateside with a smiling Jennifer Lawrence on the this month’s Vanity Fair! Over in Italy, the dashing face that’s landed their February cover is none other than Pope Benedict XVI‘s private secretary, Archbishop Georg Ganswein.
With the periwinkle eyes of Daniel Craig and a newly elevated position in the clergy (he earned the archbishop title earlier this month), the 56-year-old has earned the moniker “Gorgeous Georg” ’round the Vatican. And although he did not pose for the cover nor consent to be interviewed for the article, he should not fear. After all, as VF‘s coverline reads: “Father Georg — it’s not a sin to be beautiful.”
Now, gaze upon Georg in all his holy gorgeousness: