We use our own and third party cookies to improve your user experience; by continuing to browse, we understand that you accept their use. You can get more information on our cookies policy.

Rome Reports

You are using an outdated browser

In order to deliver the greatest experience to our visitors we use cutting edge web development techniques that require a modern browser. To view this page please use Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer 11 or greater


Doves released from Papal window... Other birds not too happy about it

On Sunday, after Pope Francis led the Angelus, two children released two ;white doves, as thousands of pilgrims looked on from St. Peter's Square.

;

Moments later though, ; the doves were attacked by a black crow and then a seagull. Eventually they were able to break free. ;

;

A similar scene played out last year when Benedict XVI released the doves from his studio window.

;

KLH CTV JM -BN Up: KLH