"Today has been one of the greatest spiritual moments of my life," says actor playing Jesus in the successful series.
Jonathan Roumie, the actor playing Jesus in the series The Chosen, met Pope Francis after the August 11 general audience, accompanied by the director of the series, Dallas Jenkins.
Roumie is an active Catholic:
“Meeting the Pope has always been a childhood dream of mine,” Roumie said. “I never expected that it would happen in this way because of me playing Jesus in a series that has become a worldwide phenomenon. Today has been one of the greatest spiritual moments of my life.”