Pope Francis praises circus performers at general audience
Invites Orfei troupe to be 'messengers of joy' in Latin America08 January, 12:55
"These people were great. Congratulations.
Congratulations," the pope said afterward.
The pope also mentioned that Italy's best-known circus, the Golden Circus of Liana Orfei, is scheduled to tour in Latin America this year.
"I invite them, as they travel from city to city, to feel like messengers of joy and brotherhood in a society that needs these things so much," Francis said.