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Pope Francis arrives for an audience with members of Entrepreneurs for Economy of Communion, at the Paul VI Hall, at the Vatican, Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Even the Pope has a Super Bowl ad this year


Pope Francis has a Super Bowl ad this year. Here it is.

A Vatican spokesman said the message, in which the Pope hopes the Super Bowl will be a "sign of peace, friendship and solidarity," will be played at NRG Stadium in Houston either before the game or during the first quarter. 

This is the first time Pope Francis has made a Super Bowl message. He's tweeted out messages for the Olympics and soccer's World Cup in the past. 

Here's a past World Cup tweet.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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