2014 hot priests calendar is here -- and so are the Nice Jewish Guys

The hot priests calendar. In Rome, that’s what they call the Calendario Romano. Its pages are filled with good-looking young men in clerical garb, posing for the camera.

Yes, they’re actual priests, photographer Piero Pazzi told the Los Angeles Times, or “seminarians or accoliti.” (See the gallery, above.)

Roman news outlet the Local says tourists can be seen at gift stands near the Vatican eyeballing the calendar, then snapping it up.

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Pazzi told the Los Angeles Times that the calendar, which he’s put out since 2003, consists of portraits of men he photographed in the streets of Rome and Seville, Spain.

The photographer has said the point of the calendar is simply to promote the Vatican and Rome. And the Local notes the calendar has an informative section about the museums of Rome, the history of the popes and more.

Do these men mind being seen as Roman Catholic beefcake?

“I think they are happy to appear in the calendar,” Pazzi said.

If Christianity’s not your thing, one great alternative is the 2014 Nice Jewish Guys calendar.

“Take them home to Mom!” suggests the calendar, which is a partnership with Jewish dating site JDate and actually features Howie Mandel’s son Alex among the guys.

The best part? These guys can get married one day.

@AmyTheHub | @TheCDZ


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