Once, while in the Vatican at the office of the Almoner (the Archbishop who signs the papal blessings and who distributes the fees to the deserving poor), I got to visit the room where a guy, a layman, stamps these papal blessings. The signature is just a stamp. The actual embossed seal is still done with the very large, old-fashioned seal machine, with each document having to be placed individually under the seal. Many hundreds are done each day while the fee for each, goes to charity.
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