Looks like Pope Francis is ready for some playoff baseball.
The 77-year-old pontiff urged an onlooking fan at St. Peter’s Square to
throw him a baseball, despite his nervous-looking security detail.
the Catholic Church, but that didn’t stop the pontiff from encouraging
the fan to throw him the ball.
retrieve it for him. The pope, a known soccer fan of the Argentine club
San Lorenzo, then signed the ball and returned it.