Commotion in St. Peter’s Square

Culture of Encounter: Francis angrily slaps Woman pulling his Arm to get his Attention

No “contemplative gaze” here: Bergoglio upset after woman forcibly pulls his arm to get his attention on Dec. 31

[UPDATE 01-JAN-2020: At Angelus, Francis apologizes for how he reacted towards the woman]

For the false pope Francis, the year 2019 ended a bit differently than he had presumably expected.

At the Vatican, the last day of the year typically concludes with a celebration of Vespers and the chanting of the Te Deum in St. Peter’s Basilica, followed by a “papal” visit to the Nativity scene in St.

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