Pope Francis: Even Martians Can Be Baptized
During Monday's morning mass, Francis told the crowd no one — not even extraterrestrials — should be denied the rite of baptism.By Elizabeth Hagedorn | May 13, 2014
Pope Francis reiterated his view Monday that everyone has the right to be baptized — and apparently, that invite extends even to Martians.
The pontiff described the hypothetical situation during morning mass. (Via Rome Reports)
—According to Vatican Radio, Francis said: "If — for example — tomorrow an expedition of Martians came, and some of them came to us ... And one says, 'But I want to be baptized!' What would happen?"