In Saturday’s Herald Tribune, Elisabetta Povoledo writes about the pope’s visit to Assisi: ‘He joked with a Franciscan friars. He made a group of cloistered nuns giggle like young girls. “I am sad when I don’t see nuns smile with joy, when they smile with the smile of a flight attendant, but not with joy,” the pope said.’
Interestingly enough the Pope believes that flight attendants never smile with joy.
His belief may be based on empirical evidence.
(Read the article here.)