Yes, Our Holy Father does have a way of stopping us in our tracks and rereading the sentence.
Not exactly rhetoric in the lofty style, but rhetoric is about getting the point across in way that either persuades, moves or entertains. One considers the ability of one’s audience to follow at which level and then crafts one’s speech accordingly.
According to CNA, Pope Francis said to newly nominated members of the august College of Cardinals:
“The spirit of worldliness … stuns more than grappa on a fast, disorienting and separating one from the cross of Christ.”
So much more than just a great breakfast drink.