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He trips, he gets up, he applauds... Little boy makes people smile during General Audience


During the General Audience, a little boy took to wandering up and down the main steps, completely oblivious to what was happening at the podium.

He tripped and fell, got up and applauded while the audience cheered for the pope. His antics even got smiles from those responsible for summarizing the pope's catechesis in different languages.

It isn't the first time a child disrupts the General Audience in Paul VI Hall. On other, similar occasions, Pope Francis has suggested those present to reflect on the liberty with which children live, without worrying about what others think.

Javier Romero

Translation: Claudia Torres