»Ooops, his mask fell off. And his face!!! That's the real face of Pope Francis. No love and gentle on his face. What a monster we have for the Pope? Robocop has a friendlier look,« was one of the Reaction on Twitter.
Pope Francis was happily greeting children and pilgrims in St. Peter's Square on New Year's Eve. Only few people were waiting for him. While greeting them, an Asian woman grabbed his hand. Francis violently slapped her hand several times until she let him go.
The pope was making his way to the Nativity scene at the centre of Vatican City.
As he walked away from the crowd, a woman grabbed his hand and yanked him toward her, video shows.
Pope Francis apologised Wednesday for his widely-viewed slap of a woman who had grabbed his hand as he greeted Catholic faithful on New Year's Eve.
Video is HERE.