Photopost: The day a boy slipped past the Swiss Guards to greet the Pope

The pictures say it all:

A boy runs to hug Pope Benedict XVI as he leads a weekly general audience in Paul VI Hall at the Vatican on Feb. 2. The boy managed to sneak through security to greet the pontiff. (Alessandro Bianchi / Reuters)

Pope Benedict XVI greets a child during his weekly general audience on Feb. 2 in Paul VI hall at The Vatican. (Tiziana Fabi / AFP – Getty Images)

A boy, who managed to sneak through security and reach the papal throne, is carried outside by security after he met Pope Benedict XVI during a weekly general audience in Paul VI Hall at the Vatican on Feb. 2. (Alessandro Bianchi / Reuters)

… a charming occurrence, but honestly – Swiss Guards – pay more attention!

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10 thoughts on “Photopost: The day a boy slipped past the Swiss Guards to greet the Pope

  1. Liz says:

    This kind of reminds me of Jesus as a child in the temple sneaking away from his mom and dad.

  2. Annie says:

    How enchanting! I love it! And thanks to whoever posted the YouTube link! That was awesome too!

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