Pope Francis pulled into crowd in Mexico

When Pope Francis appeared before a crowd in Morelia, Mexico, someone grabbed his hand and apparently refused to let go, causing him to fall onto a child in a wheelchair. The incident was captured on video.

Pope appeared agitated after falling onto child in wheelchair

Close call for the Pope

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Excited worshippers try to pull Pope Francis into the crowd 0:40

Pope Francis, normally a serene presence, seemed to get agitated after being pulled into a crowd in Morelia, Mexico.

A video shows someone in the crowd grabbing the Pope's hand and apparently refusing to let go, forcing him to fall onto a child in a wheelchair.

The Pope then appears to shout at whoever pulled him down, reportedly saying "Don't be selfish" in Spanish.


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