Pope Francis plays with a ball as members of Circus of Cuba perform during the Wednesday general audience in Paul VI Hall at the Vatican January 2, 2019. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Pope Francis gestures to members of Circus of Cuba during the Wednesday general audience in Paul VI Hall at the Vatican January 2, 2019. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Pope Francis talks with members of Circus of Cuba during the Wednesday general audience in Paul VI Hall at the Vatican January 2, 2019. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Members of Circus of Cuba perform in front of Pope Francis during the Wednesday general audience in Paul VI Hall at the Vatican January 2, 2019. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Pope Francis talks with members of Circus of Cuba during the Wednesday general audience in Paul VI Hall at the Vatican January 2, 2019. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Pope Francis poses with members of Circus of Cuba during the Wednesday general audience in Paul VI Hall at the Vatican January 2, 2019. REUTERS/Tony Gentile