Q&A: Touring Rome With Dennis Rodman and a Popemobile

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman, in Paddy Power gear, walks by the Bernini Colonnade near St. Peter's Square at the Vatican on March 13, 2013 Photograph by Riccardo De Luca/AP Photo

The Worm is on a roll. After his surreal bromance with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un a few weeks ago, the NBA star and cultural oddity Dennis Rodman swept into Rome on behalf of a sponsor—the Ireland-based gambling site Paddy Power—where he posed for pictures in St. Peter’s Square, spouted words of world peace, and generally caused a frenzied, Rodman-esque scene.

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