A young girl removed Pope Francis’s zucchetto following his general audience in St Peter’s Square today. The incident, which was laughed off by the Pope was captured on video.
According to reports, the three-year-old girl, Estella Westrick, was being presented to the Holy Father for a blessing. She was brought to meet the Pope by her godfather, Catholic blogger Mountain Butorac, who posted a clip of the interview on his Twitter account.
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