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Pope Francis allows little boy to crash the stage at the Vatican

The Pope made a new friend during an event for families in St Peter’s Square.

POPE FRANCIS CELEBRATED Family Weekend at the Vatican in the past few days, hosting a huge gathering for parents and children at St Peter’s Square.

On Saturday evening while meeting with participants in the Pilgrimage for Families a small boy approached the Pope for a closer look.

Source: Vatican/YouTube

Source: Vatican/YouTube

One of the attending cardinals attempted to move the child, but he was having none of it:

The boy even escorted some more people up on stage to meet the Pope:

Source: Vatican/YouTube

He remained on stage with Pope Francis during his speech:

Source: AP/Press Association Images

Source: AP/Press Association Images

Source: AP/Press Association Images

Source: Vatican/YouTube

And he even got to sit on the Pontiff’s chair:

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The little boy’s star turn can be viewed from around the 3 minute 19 second mark in this livestream capture of the entire event:

Source: vatican

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