#PopeBars, Pope Francis Spits Rhymes in His Latest Meme

Pope Francis
Pope Francis presides over a Mass for the ordination of Monsignor Peter Brian Wells and Monsignor Miguel Angel Ayuso Guixot, in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Saturday, March 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

The People’s Pope is indeed a dynamic man. He is known for a lot of things – a chemist, a bouncer, and a Jesuit amongst others. [Read more fun facts about the People’s Pope HERE]. Well, now you can add rap king to the ever-growing list of titles.

I can certainly say that Pope Francis did not envision himself as a rap king while delivering a message of compassion to internally displaced people at a camp in Central African Republic. This did not stop the internet from creating a viral meme with the hashtag #PopeBars.

You don’t have to be a hip hop head to appreciate the hilarious memes. Take a lot of some of my favourites below:




Lyrical cataclysm Miracle catechism Smack em w that epistle Then Back to the Vaticizzle #PopeBars

— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) November 30, 2015





Eric Mutema
Staff journalist based in Nairobi, Kenya. Eric is a Journalism graduate from Shang Tao Media Arts College and is passionate about technology and science fiction writing.