PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The upcoming Super Bowl matchup between the Patriots and the Eagles is getting so competitive that even religious leaders are casting bets.

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Archbishops in Philadelphia and Boston announced Wednesday that the clergyman from the losing team’s city will donate $100 to a charity in the winner’s hometown.

If the Patriots lose on Sunday, Boston Cardinal Seán P. O’Malley says he’ll give the money to Saint John’s Hospice, a homeless services organization in Philadelphia.

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But if they win, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput will donate to Catholic Charities Boston, a social services agency in Massachusetts.

The archbishops say they’re longtime friends from their seminary days.

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