Pope jokes: I won’t be around for 2024 Olympics (video)

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Pope Francis supports a Rome 2024 Olympic bid — which could include events in St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City — but, now at 78 years old, smiled Friday when he said he won’t be around in 10 years.

Francis and Italian Olympic Committee members met at the Vatican for a Mass to mark the committee’s 100th anniversary, according to The Associated Press.

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