Pope Stops Car To Bless Disabled Woman On The Road

Among the many unique things Pope Francis has done, here's one more to add to the collection.

While traveling in his motorcade in Italy, Pope Francis spotted a disabled woman on a stretcher, he had his driver stop the car.

He then blessed the disabled woman and kissed her on the forehead.

Pope Stops Car To Bless Disabled Woman On The Road
The disabled woman named Roberta, whose last name was not reported, is unable to travel far from home and depends on a machine to help her breathe, according to news.va.

After the encounter, friends and family of Roberta posted their thoughts on Facebook. One friend, Ivan Vania, wrote, “it was very emotional to see how Pope Francis greeted Roberta ... there are gestures in life that are worth more than speeches, much more than you would think ... Pope Francis is unique," according to the Daily Dot.

The crowd that had been waiting to watch him pass in the motorcade rejoiced at the action by the Pope and you could hear exclamations of, "Bravo" and "Grazie" echoing throughout the crowd.