(NEW YORK) — At the Our Lady Queen of Angels School in East Harlem Friday afternoon, Pope Francis was greeted inside by New York City school children beaming with pride to show the pontiff some of their projects.
One special project was an interactive screen, shown to the pope by a young boy and girl. The title page said: “Thanking God for the gifts of the Earth.”
The girl took Francis’ hand to help him follow along on the screen.
The pope tried a few times to operate the screen, eventually getting it to work.
The children then switched the screen to a second message:
“We also thank God for the gift of having you as our pope!” it read.
Francis hugged both children in a heartfelt moment caught on camera.
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