Pope Knocked Down Video:Pope Benedict XVI Video – Pope Benedict XVI was knocked down by a woman who jumped the barriers in St. Peter’s Basilica.The pope was about to begin the Christmas Eve Mass Thursday.Pope Benedict XVI was not hurt during the incident ,he quickly picked himself up.Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Ciro Benedettini told The Associated Press:
“During the procession an unstable person jumped a barrier and knocked down the Holy Father.(The pope) quickly got up and continued the procession.”
Pope Benedict XVI is recovering from pre-Mass pandemonium this evening after a mentally-disturbed Roman woman jumped a barrier and toppled The Pontiff as he walked down the main aisle during Christmas Eve Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica on Thursday.
The 82-year-old pope was helped to his feet by aides and is unhurt, said Vatican
The 82-year-old Pope was unhurt, rose to his feet and continued with the procession and service to the applause of the congregation
“All of a sudden this person sort of flew over the barricade and the Holy Father went down
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