September 24, 2015

Ahead of Pope Francis’s trip to New York City, the non-profit education news site The74Million.org interviewed six lucky students at Our Lady Queen of Angels in East Harlem who won a lottery to meet the pontiff on Friday.

The third and fourth graders say they want to know whether he has “ever taken a selfie and does he know what that is?” and whether “he likes ice cream.”

When asked what Pope Francis should do in the Big Apple, nine-year-old Ngueubou Kamwa suggested he go to Times Square ” ’cause they could draw his face for him, and he’ll always remember that.”

Write to Olivia B. Waxman at olivia.waxman@time.com.

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