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Pope Hugs Disabled Boy On Easter: Parents Speechless After Francis Kisses Dominic Gondreau In St. Peter's Square (PHOTOs & VIDEO

Offbeat  (tags: Good News, Pope Francis, Dominic Gondreau, cerebral palsy, hugs, kisses, Easter Sunday, video )

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JOHNSTON, R.I. -- 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. Paul and Christina Gondreau of Johnston and their five children........

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mar l ene dinkins (264)
Tuesday April 2, 2013, 6:12 pm
noted with emotions!!!!! it was spetacolare!!!!!! and also Touching act of love and compassione!!!!!!!! grazie per il informazione!!!!!!!!

JL A (281)
Tuesday April 2, 2013, 6:25 pm
Touching story and hopefully indicative of the differences this pope may bring the world.

Helen Porter (39)
Tuesday April 2, 2013, 6:51 pm
Oh, my stars! That Pope is acting just like Jesus!!!

Lydia S (155)
Tuesday April 2, 2013, 8:37 pm
thank you . very much. xo

Julie F (68)
Tuesday April 2, 2013, 8:54 pm

Anne W (11)
Tuesday April 2, 2013, 11:05 pm
A beautiful encounter. Thank you for sharing. I saw it on television and found it moving.

Lynn D (0)
Wednesday April 3, 2013, 1:51 am
He should have taken the time to greet more than just one kid that way!!!

Anita B (69)
Wednesday April 3, 2013, 2:10 am
It's marvellous to have a Pope who is more human and is able to mixed with people in general; that young boy was boy was given something precious that'll remain with him and his family for ever.

paula eaton (30)
Wednesday April 3, 2013, 2:27 am
This pope really and truely cares. He is humble and he will probably remain that way.

Siti R (12)
Wednesday April 3, 2013, 2:51 am
that is a man of God for you!!! i truly he could make do much difference with the legacy he is left with.

Kerrie G (116)
Wednesday April 3, 2013, 5:48 am
Noted, thanks.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday April 3, 2013, 6:24 am
This pope seems even nicer than Pope John Paul 11

Thanks Noted

zora b (85)
Wednesday April 3, 2013, 9:01 am
Really nice and touching.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday April 3, 2013, 9:06 am
beautiful. i am very impressed with Pope Francis. he really is a Pope of the people !!

Tom R (23)
Wednesday April 3, 2013, 11:45 am
Wow, the new Pope really has a big heart showing the world of his kindness and hope. Caring loving Pope is the greatest choice made.

. (0)
Wednesday April 3, 2013, 1:13 pm
I love Pope Francis's humility. He brings humanity and a sense of hope, not just to Christians, but people of all faiths. TY Barb

Vicky P (476)
Wednesday April 3, 2013, 2:28 pm
nice :)

Past Member (0)
Wednesday April 3, 2013, 2:58 pm
Have no time for the Pope[ 666 in revelations points to the Roman pope] but good to see him hugging children.

Sylvia M (70)
Wednesday April 3, 2013, 8:22 pm
This was a beautiful, very warm gesture that further humanizes this Pope. Or as he prefers to be called, the Bishop of Rome.

James Merit (144)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 12:26 am
Thank you for sharing!

Thursday April 4, 2013, 1:46 am
noted with hope & thanks...

Veronica C (22)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 7:23 pm
Pope Francis has been breaking from tradition from the very first night, and all in good ways.
That family will never forget this encounter.

Lisa Zarafonetis (168)
Monday April 8, 2013, 10:27 pm

Carol K (45)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 2:57 am
A peoples Pope!
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