TODAY   |  December 15, 2013

Hats off! Kid removes pope's skullcap

Pope Francis goofs around with an adorable little boy, who at one point removes his papal skullcap. TODAY's Jenna Wolfe reports.

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>>> to goof around with the pope? by goof around i mean poke at him and take his religious hat off his head and laugh at his face? when you're a child or when you're dreaming. check out this cute video as the pope is holding a little boy who decides it would be -- take it off. you look better with it off. taking the pope's skull cap off of him, obviously all in good fun. the pope smiled, let him hold on to it for just a second and then fearing he'd try to sell it on ebay, put it back on his head, and then he took it off again.

>> i put that in the adorable category.

>> he's actually so sweet with little kids. remember the little kid that was holding on to him at the pulpit? he 's wonderful with kids, part of what's so charming about him and why the world