The woman, said to be mentally unstable, managed to grab him by his vestments near the neck as a security guard tried to overwhelm her.
The Vatican said she had also tried to jump at the Pope last year.
French Cardinal Roger Etchegaray, 87, was standing a few metres away and fell and broke his hip during the incident.
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Better luck next time Mary Beth.
Let it go.....
That was a nice takedown. Thanks for posting this - I have mixed feelings, but unmistakeably delight among them.
You're never going to keep me down.
And then he said,
"I get knocked down,
But I get up again
They're never gonna keep me down!"
And a Texan who missed the money shot? QED.
she succeeded on her second attempt
She was the one who was mentally stable, it's all the other crazies who were there who are the mentally unstable ones.
Or so they say. I predict that someday, if the Catholic Church survives, it will look back in shame at its treatment of gays and lesbians. Any church that regards masturbation as a "grave moral disorder" is itself gravely disordered. I believe Jesus would be deeply ashamed of them. Or maybe just laugh His ass off.
way to fight
for your right
"Fight the real enemy".
And what is Susan Boyle doing in Italy?