Do you remember that awkward moment from last year’s Angelus prayer when Pope Benedict XVI released two white doves into St. Peter's Square which were immediately attacked by a seagull?
Well, it has happened again, this time – of course – with Pope Francis.
A dove representing peace and reconciliation was attacked on Sunday morning, according to Reuters, by a vicious seagull and a crow after it was released by two children standing alongside the Holy Father.
The incident occurred right after Pope Francis addressed a crowd in St. Peter's Square, calling for dialogue in Ukraine.
Here’s how it happened:
The kids released the doves:
The seagull attacked:
The crow came along:
And later (well possibly):
Here’s the video of the incident: