TO POPE FRANCIS: THANKS FOR THE F SHACK! SIGNED DIRTY MIKE & THE BOYS! ROME'S HOMELESS INVITED TO THE WORLD PREMIERE OF "CALL ME FRANCESCO"
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The usual fanfare that comes with the world premiere of a movie is pretty standard: the lights and cameras, the celebrities walking down the red carpet and screaming fans trying to catch a glimpse of their favorite actors. At the Vatican, however, a movie premiere is not your typical star-studded event. The world premiere of "Call Me Francesco," the first movie based on the life of Pope Francis, took place in the Vatican audience hall Dec. 1 and those considered celebrities in the eyes of the pope were in attendance. "To this exceptional premiere, the Holy Father wished to invite the poor, the homeless, refugees and the people most in need, together with the volunteers, religious and lay people, who work daily in charity," a statement from the papal almoner's office said. READ MORE >>>>>>>>