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Globetrotters Meet Pope Francis, Teach Him to Spin a Ball

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Pope Francis smiles as he plays with a basketball next to a member of the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team during the weekly audience in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican May 6, 2015. (Osservatore Romano/Reuters)

By    |   Wednesday, 06 May 2015 05:04 PM

The Harlem Globetrotters got to meet with Pope Francis during his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square on Wednesday.

The Globetrotters, who are touring Italy, presented the pope with a framed No. 90 jersey with his name on it and helped him spin a ball on his finger.

The team shared photos of the interaction on Twitter.



Pope John Paul II met the team in 2000.

Twitter users shared their love for Pope Francis on the social network.











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