- Pope Francis has been captured in a video slapping away a woman's hand
- The lady, identified as a pilgrim, forcefully grabbed the Pope's arm and wouldn't let go while on his way to visit the Nativity scene at St. Peter’s Square
- Pope Francis was visibly stirred up and had to swiftly slap away the woman's hand several times to set his arm free
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On the wheels of a video sighted of Pope Francis by YEN.com.gh, one could rightly conclude that even God’s representatives and law enforcement agents here on earth need their own personal space.
In the video which has already gained a global reach, Pope Frances was filmed slapping away a woman’s hand after she forcefully grabbed and yanked his arm as he visited the Nativity scene (arts exhibition) at St. Peter’s Square.
Pope Francis visibly lost his cool after the lady, who happened to be a pilgrim in the crowd grabbed his arm and wouldn’t let go.
The Pope repeatedly slapped her hand off and told her to let go of him.
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Nydailynews.com reports that Pope Francis was walking through the square in Vatican City en route to visit the Nativity scene set up in the center.
He reached out to touch a child, according to Reuters, then turned away from the crowd.
A woman standing on the other side of the barrier made the sign of the cross as he approached, then grabbed his hand just as he turned to walk away and tugged forcefully on his arm.
''The abrupt gesture appeared to cause him pain, and Francis swiftly wrenched his hand free,'' Reuters reported.
But she persisted, hanging onto him and speaking.
83-year-old ''visibly indignant'' Pope, who appeared wince in pain, slapped her hand away and freed himself from her grip.
According to Nydailynews.com, the pope’s security guards were in an instant later seen catching up and helping pry Francis’s hand from the woman’s grasp.
As the internet deities would have it, the incident was caught on video and posted online.
Watch video below:
In other stories, YEN.com.gh previously reported American fitness nurse and disc jockey, Jaye Love, has dominated the news particularly online portals since she arrived in Ghana on December 27, 2019.
Upon her arrival at Kotoka International Airport, Jaye Love’s super-huge backside started causing massive traffic and gained traction online after a video of her in the country started making rounds. Love also shared the skit on her personal Instagram handle which has nearly 400K views as at the time this story was being published.
Jaye Love reportedly came to Ghana to take part in the activities marking the Year of Return – 2019 and has been spotted at different places including the club and beach.
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