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TODAY   |  October 30, 2013

Little boy gets on stage with the pope

A little boy is making headlines after wandering on stage while Pope Francis spoke to a crowd of about 150,000 in St. Peter’s Square.

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>>> pope francis got a surprise visitor over the weekend when a little boy wandered on to the stage in front of thousands of people. there was a crowd of 150,000 that gathered in st. peters square for an event about families. the boy stood close to pope francis and at one point the pontiff smiled and patted him on the cheek. the boy grabbed on his leg at one point. he seemed to enjoy the moment.

>> some of the aids tried to usher the little boy off and the little boy said no.

>> i love that.

>> very cute.

>> grabbing on to the leg.