I thought that I could get through this day without an actual Christmas tort worth noting. However, an astonishing breach of security occurred Thursday night in the Vatican. Somehow a mentally unstable woman was able to jump the barriers in St. Peter’s Basilica and knock down Pope Benedict XVI as he walked down the main aisle to begin Christmas Eve Mass at the Vatican.
The 82-year-old pope reportedly got up and was unhurt. He proceeded to give the full mass without referring to the incident.
The president with those gate crashers and now the pope:
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