On-demand priests via scooters

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Weird Of The Week: This is part of a series of articles that looks at some of the most bizarre and niche business ideas we see here at Springwise.

Residents of Rome in need of a blessing no longer need to go all the way to church. Instead, they can order a service from a priest via Scooterino Amen, and the ridesharing app will bring a clergyman to them on a scooter. Visitors to the holy city can also participate and receive a blessing or give confessions on-demand. The scheme, which is obviously a marketing stunt, is being launched to coincide with the Catholic Church’s year-long Jubilee of Mercy, which is expected to attract 10 million extra tourists to Rome. To take part, Catholics simply download the Scooterino app…

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