By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)
10/30/2013 (2 years ago)
Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)
Pope Francis got an unexpected surprise yesterday when a little boy wandered onstage during a papal address.
Pope Francis acknowledged the little boy, rubbing his head for a second as the child clings to his side.
VATICAN CITY (Catholic Online) - An unidentified young boy decided to join Pope Francis onstage during his address yesterday, much to the amusement of the crowd. The address was focused on the family and children were present nearby.
As the Pope spoke, the young by took the stage and began waving and clinging to the Holy Father. Cardinals tried to lure the boy away, at one time apparently offering candy which the boy accepted, but still refused to leave.
The young boy clung to Pope Francis unwilling to depart.
The boy wandered about the stage as the Holy Father delivered his address.
The child's antics amused all.
He just clung to his side and refused to leave.
Not even the offer of candy persuaded the boy to give up his moment with the Holy Father.
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