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    Pope to Appear in Feature Film

    Pray tell, who speaks the truth? Pope Francis is reportedly set to become the first pontiff to star in a feature film. Ambi Pictures says he’ll play himself in the upcoming flick Beyond the Sun, a family adventure based on the gospels, and that all profits will go to children’s charities in his native Argentina. But Vatican communications chief Monsignor Dario Vigano says that while he can’t rule out the possibility that filmmakers found clips of Francis to use, he disputed their claims, noting, “The pope is not an actor.”

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