Finding jokes amid the solemnity

The pope’s visit, including visits to some of the most politically and religiously tense sites in the world, has been marked by solemn speeches and odes to peace and cooperation, not exactly stand-up material.

But several people watching the pope’s visit have found in it nuggets of comedy.

Traffic jams, while frustrating, are also proving a source of some semi-bitter comedy.

And, a plug for my own “comedy.”

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