Whenever someone falls, particularly an elderly person, it can be extremely serious. The lack of compassion and concern playing second place to a joke is disappointing to read!
I’ve seen so many entries from around the bulletin boards and the responses are just horrendous as they make fun of the Pope falling. This shouldn’t be a laughing matter. Any one can fall at any given time especially an old man.
From Daily Mail:
This is the moment Pope Francis fell over during Mass in front of a television audience of millions while visiting Poland’s holiest site.
The 79-year-old Pontiff stumbled at the altar and had to be helped to his feet as he celebrated a Mass at the Jasna Gora Monastery in the southern city of Czestochowa.
Pictures show him tumbling to the floor next to steps leading to the altar and being helped to his feet by Vatican Master of Ceremonies, Guido Marini.
Francis suffers from sciatica, a medical condition in which pain sometimes shoots down the leg from the lower back. He was uninjured and finished the event, which was aired to a television audience of millions.
Watch how it happened here:
What do you think about this?
When an old man falls, the impact can be damaging due to overall frailty. Why is this news? Because he’s a famous person. If a Chief of State were to fall and harm him/herself, that would make news all the same, because he/she could be potentially harmed (or, if lucky, just crack some laughter). He is going to be just fine and carried on without missing a beat for the rest of the ceremony.
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