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Circus performers entertain Pope Francis at Vatican

Wednesday, December 28, 2016 - 01:25

Pope Francis gets treated to circus performances during his weekly general audience at the Vatican. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT. NO REPORTER NARRATION. It was a colourful turn of events to Pope Francis's weekly general audience on Wednesday (December 28) as the circus came to the Vatican. Delighting the pope and the large crowds gathered in the Vatican audience hall, the circus troupe took to the stage towards the end of the weekly event and put on a fast-paced show featuring several performances. The pope couldn't but smile as a clown handed him a balloon flower and as he assisted to a magic trick in which a table was sent flying. Circus performers often visit the Vatican and perform for popes. Francis has praised circus performers in the past saying that they create beauty "and this is good for the soul".

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Circus performers entertain Pope Francis at Vatican

Wednesday, December 28, 2016 - 01:25