An incident took place on New Year’s Eve that made Pope Francis upset but than Pope Francis did something that won the hearts of the community. While Pope Francis was greeting people on way to the Vatican Nativity scene, a women jerked the arm of Pope Francis. Pope Francis tried to pull his hand back but she would not leave it which made the Pope furious and he had slapped the hand of that woman. The annoyed expressions are visible in the video.
After the incident he released his statement requesting for apologies, “So many times we lose our patience. Me, too,” the pope said. “And I apologize for yesterday’s bad example.” It was alarming for the viewers because in usual the Pope Francis has never seen in this manner. He has always been perceived as positive, charming and calm.