Newswire: Mark Wahlberg asked Pope Francis to forgive him for his talking bear sins

Papal visits to the U.S. create a series of rare opportunities. The Holy Father can speak directly to our elected officials about specific policies, while congressmen get to purloin the Pope’s grail. For actor and professional Bostonian Mark Wahlberg, the visit was a moment for the actor to ask forgiveness for his most egregious sin, the movie Ted.

According to USA Today, Wahlberg made the apology while emceeing performances at The World Meeting of Families, an annual event that is the wholesome, Catholic, pre-apocalyptic equivalent of Burning Man. After 14-year-old Bobby Hill (not this one) performed an opera solo, Wahlberg praised the boy for having the voice of an angel, but then confessed that Hill “whispered in my ear that he loved the movie Ted. And I told him that was not appropriate for a boy of his age.” At this point, Pope Francis grew visibly uncomfortable, obviously …

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