Pope Francis marked Epiphany by making a surprise visit to a live nativity scene outside of Rome where he spoke with over 200 costumed participants. At one point the actors hoisted a baby sheep on the Pope’s shoulders.
The Pope donned a clown's red nose in November to raise awareness with two newlyweds who use so-called humor therapy to brighten up, hospitals, nursing homes and orphanages. - Patch Adams would have loved meeting the Pope.
'Good Guy Pope' Meme on Reddit is a Win for Pope Francis
Francis (born Jorge Mario Bergoglio) on 17 December is the and current pope of the Roman Catholic Church, elected on 13 March As such, he is both head of the Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State. Thumbnail for version as of 20 March 2013