Yuliya Talmazan, thanks for getting this story out so quickly. It will now show up on the home page for four hours. If new developments justify it, I'll renew this flag for another cycle.
Pope Attack Video: Attack on Pope Benedict XVI During Mass
It is being reported right now that there was an incident, presumably an attack, involving Pope Benedict XVI during Christmas Eve Mass at the St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican. It is alleged that an unidentified woman has jumped barriers and knocked down the Pope. The "Pope attack" was caught on video. It is not clear if the woman has actually attacked the Pope. The video shows the Pope fall to the floor in commotion. It is believed the Pope has not been hurt in the incident and is carrying on with the Mass. The incident happened as the Pope was walking down the main isle to begin the Christmas Eve Mass.
In a recent update, it became known that the attacker is mentally unstable and was arrested after the presumed attack.
The video of the incident is available here.
More updates to follow.
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