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5 Inspirational Photos of Pope Francis in His 1st Year as Pontiff

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October 11, 2013|3:39 pm

1. Pope Francis met and prayed for disabled people, both young and old, in Assisi.

Pope Francis Visits Assisi Shrine (PHOTO: YouTube/VideoMedia)

2. Pope Francis visited the community of Varginha during his first six months as Roman Pontiff.

Pope Francis at Vargihna (PHOTO:

3. Soaked but still smiling, Pope Francis braved the rain at his weekly general audience in St Peter's Square, Rome to ensure he went out and met the thousands who had endured the bad weather.

Pope Francis Under Umbrella (PHOTO: YouTube/MultiFastnews)

4. Pope Francis greeted a blind journalist and his guide dog, and warmly greeted those who had come to hear him speak.

Pope Francis I greeted a blind journalist and his guide dog (PHOTO: YouTube/Steve Grzanich)

5. A Rhode Island couple says they were speechless and moved to tears when Pope Francis hugged and kissed their 8-year-old son in St. Peter's Square on Easter Sunday.

Pope Francis Hugs Disabled (PHOTO: YouTube Screenshot)


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