Pope Francis Speaks About Miracles Of Comedy As He Hosts Over 100 Hollywood Comedians

Pope Francis with the comedians

Source: Africa Publicity

The leader of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis, spoke about one of the miracles of comedy on Friday, June 14, 2024 as he hosted over 100 comedians from Hollywood.

The meeting between the Pope and the comedians took place at the Vatican.

Addressing the comedians and speaking about the miracles of comedy, Pope Francis said “You manage to make people smile even while dealing with problems and events, large and small.”

He says “You denounce abuses of power, you give voice to forgotten situations, you point out inappropriate behavior.”

In continuing, he told the comedians that “when you manage to bring intelligent smiles to the lips of even a single spectator, you also make God smile.”

Among the comedians who visited the Pope were late night hosts Jimmy Fallon and Stephen Colbert, The View’s Whoopi Goldberg, Chris Rock, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Conan O’Brien, stand-up comics Jim Gaffigan and Tig Notaro, and others from countries spanning the globe.

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