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Pope Francis stops car to bless disabled girl

27 June 2014 Last updated at 07:30 BST

Pope Francis stopped his car on an Italian country road to bless a young disabled girl who was waiting by the side of the road with her family to see him pass.

The leader of the Catholic Church had been returning from an appearance in Calabria, southern Italy, when he spotted signs asking him to stop.

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