Bunny wanted the Pope to bless Arties music that he had wrote, so that one day Artie would be famous and she wanted him to bles her marriage to Artie after Bananas was put into the Asylum. The Nuns were so obsessed with seeing the Pope that they were hanging outside on Arties window and he let them in to watch the Pope on TV.
This play also was about humiliation and family dysfunction. Ronnie was humiliated by Billy when he was a kid because Billy asked Artie "I didn't know you had a retarded son", once when Ronnie was trying for the part of huck Finn. Artie himself was humiliated several times in the play, once when Bananas told him his song sounded like "Silent Night" and another time at the end of the play when Billy told him that he neededd him to stay in Queens because he produced his movies on the basis of what Artie would think of it as being just an aud