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Young boy wants Pope Francis’s skull cap, manages to get one like it for himself

Scroll | 23/10/2021 11:13 AM | Click to read full article

A boy stole the show at Pope Francis’ Vatican audience on Wednesday, getting a seat at his side and a white papal cap as a reward for persistence after walking onto the stage.

The boy several times pointed to the pope’s white skull cap, known as a zucchetto. Officials took the hint and he was given a similar cap, prompting applause and laughter from the crowd of several thousand people.