Pope Francis battled the elements today to deliver his sermon to crowds outside the Vatican, as the wind whipped his mantle around his face, and blew his skull cap from his head.
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The Pontiff was delivering his weekly address to well-wishers and crowds in St Peter's square.
He did not appear to be bothered by the interruption, and reacted calmly as his aides ran after his cap, and helped him untangle his robes from around his face.
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