“You can see the pain in his face, and I felt he was sincere,” Bono said of the pope during a meeting at the Vatican.
The rock star described the leader of the Catholic Church as "an extraordinary man for extraordinary times.”
"I'm sure this is not a big, big problem," Bono said, "but I'm gonna have to do something."
The band performed on a barge with the Statue of Liberty behind them.
The singer made the comment in an interview with Rolling Stone.
"I know we live in a time when cable news and our Twitter feeds can make it feel like cynicism is everywhere."
Making a couple new pals at a rock show doesn’t put a dent into the politically polarized United States of 2016. But it sure was a refreshing exhale.
Bridget Everett, Toni Collette, Katie Aselton and Molly Shannon star in the latest ladies-night-out comedy.
"I smile every day, and I definitely didn't smile every day before," said Chris Rock.
"That really saddens me."
Power couple, power suits, power cheers from fellow diners.
The U2 frontman seemed oblivious to Pence's history.