The Pope brings out his most comical aspect alongside actors and comedians from all over the world | EUROtoday

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Pope Francis joked this Friday on the Vatican with a gaggle of greater than 100 actors and comedians, together with Whoopi Goldberg, Chris Rock and Jimmy Fallon.

“Instead of reading my speech, I will simply do this,” mentioned the 87-year-old Pontiff, whereas put his thumb in his ear and moved his fingers in a room filled with comedians.

Francis, who later travels to Bari, in southern Italy, to take part within the G7 summit to speak about synthetic intelligence, acquired cheers and applause.

The viewers introduced collectively comedians from 15 nations, from Argentina to Germany, passing by means of East Timor, Colombia and Spain.

“Sister Act” star Whoopi Goldberg and Julia Louis-Dreyfus, recognized for “Seinfeld,” greeted the pope as he entered a gilded, frescoed room on the Vatican.

Francisco saluda a Whoopi Goldberg.

Francisco saluda a Whoopi Goldberg.AFP

Among the 107 comedians current had been Stephen Merchant, recognized for “The Office”, the American Chris Rock and the Italian Silvio Orlando, who performed a cardinal within the collection “The Young Pope.”

“Immersed as we are in social and personal emergencies, you have the power to spread serenity and smiles,” the pope pressured.

“They are among the few who have the ability to talk to very different people, from different generations, backgrounds and cultures,” he added.

The Argentine pontiff would be the first head of the Catholic Church to attend a G7 summit this Friday, the place he’ll give a chat on synthetic intelligence (AI) and “algorithms” (the ethics of algorithms), a problem that worries the Vatican.