Robert Redford shook palms with Pope Francis throughout the pontiff’s weekly common viewers in Vatican Metropolis on Wednesday.
The 83-year-old actor-director, who was joined by spouse Sibylle Szaggars, glowed as he briefly met with the head of the Catholic Church, who in the previous has shaken the palms of Hollywood heavyweights Leonardo DiCaprio, George Clooney and Angelina Jolie.
Redford has lauded Pope Francis’ advocacy for local weather change in the previous, writing an essay for MSNBC in 2015 through which he described the spiritual chief as somebody who lastly “moved” “the needle.”
“The pontiff’s well timed message of extra dialogue and fewer discord, respect for all times in all of its levels, and a name to guard our widespread dwelling was irrepressible and unattainable to disregard,” he wrote. “Typically you want a buddy to inform you the fact.
“It took somebody from outdoors the US to come back and remind us who we’re – and who we’re speculated to be.”