In his August 2013 interview by Antonio Spadaro, S.J., editor in chief of La Civilta Cattolica, Pope Francis said,
"I see the church as a field hospital after battle."So we might envision a
I submit fans of both the show and the pope, or either, or neither, could easily imagine Alan Alda delivering the words of Pope Francis.
I further note that Pope Francis was born Jorge Mario Bergoglio on December 17, 1936 and Alan Alda was born Alphonso Joseph D'Abruzzo on January 28, 1936.
There's even some physical resemblance, if not a Robin Williams/John Paul II resemblance.
IMDB's biography of Jackie Cooper includes that he,
"Claimed in his autobiography that, while directing some of the first season episodes of "M*A*S*H" (1972), the only two actors there who weren't a pain to work with were Larry Linville and Wayne Rogers."If so, anyone who has found