Pope Francis Meets the Harlem Globetrotters

PHOTO: Harlem Globetrotters Flight Time Lang, right, helps Pope Francis spin the ball on his finger as they meet during the general audience in St. Peters Square at the Vatican, May 6, 2015.PlayL'Osservatore Romano/AP Photo
WATCH Pope Francis Shows His Game With Harlem Globetrotters

Pope Francis -- basketball wiz?

The pope mixed it up with some of the Harlem Globetrotters at his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican.

The Globetrotters even walked Francis through how to spin a basketball on his fingertip.

PHOTO: Harlem Globetrotters’ help Pope Francis spin the ball on his finger as they meet during the general audience in St. Peters Square at the Vatican, May 6, 2015LOsservatore Romano/EPA
Harlem Globetrotters’ help Pope Francis spin the ball on his finger as they meet during the general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, May 6, 2015

PHOTO: Harlem Globetrotters’ help Pope Francis spin the ball on his finger as they meet in St. Peters Square at the Vatican, May 6, 2015.LOsservatore Romano/AP Photo
Harlem Globetrotters’ help Pope Francis spin the ball on his finger as they meet in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, May 6, 2015.

The basketball entertainers gave him a jersey with the number 90 and his name, "Pope Francis," in a frame.

PHOTO: Members of the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team pose before the arrival of Pope Francis for his weekly general audience at St Peters square, May 6, 2015, at the Vatican.Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images
Members of the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team pose before the arrival of Pope Francis for his weekly general audience at St Peter's square, May 6, 2015, at the Vatican.

The Harlem Globetrotters are currently in Italy as part of their 2015 international tour. They will be playing in Italy, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and Finland.

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