Pope Reacts Angrily on Being Grabbed by Pilgrim

Pope Francis reacted angrily when he was grabbed on the arm by a woman at the Vatican as he was meeting pilgrims in St Peter’s Square on New Year’s Eve.

The pope was walking through the square, greeting people after a Vespers service, when he was grabbed on the arm by a woman. The pope appeared to be slightly hurt as she pulled him towards her, and slapped her hand when she refused to let go. Credit: Vatican TV via Storyful