Laugh and dance, yes. But laugh about what and dance with whom?

The pope met recently with famous comedians, and much laughter ensued. But laughter, dance, song – they can uplift or degrade, lead to God or away from Him. It’s a message as old as Abraham and Sarah – and as current as contemporary comedy. “Does God like my comedy?” asked Stephen Colbert, in a serious moment. It is a question any artist or craftsman ought to ask.