WATCH | Chilled pope chuckles as young boy interrupts his general audience

A child that escaped from his mother walks during the general audience led by Pope Francis at Paul VI hall at the Vatican, November 28, 2018. REUTERS/Max Rossi

Vatican- A six-year-old boy climbed on stage during Pope Francis’s general audience at the Vatican on Wednesday.

ABC reported, the boy’s mother joined him in front of the pope, a brief discussion took place and the mother explained as her son remained quiet, telling the pope’s that he is from his native Argentina.

“He is Argentinian and unruly,” a laughing pope said to his private secretary, Georg Ganswein, who was seated next to him.

“Leave him, leave him to play here,” the pope said as the child rolled around in front of him on the carpet.

NBC reports that the pope addressed he crowd and said, “This child cannot speak. He is mute. But he can communicate. And he has something that made me think: He’s free. It made me think, ‘Am I so free before God?'”


Six-year-old boy steals spotlight from Pope Francis

WATCH: A 6-year-old boy climbed on stage during Pope Francis’ general audience at the Vatican.

Posted by NBC News on Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Photo credit- TimesLIVE

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