ROME: POPE Francis has slapped a female worshipper in an attempt to free his arm from her grip during a visit to  St Peter’s Square. …

In the video that has since gone viral, he is seen repeatedly pulling his hand away as people try to kiss his papal ring during a visit to an Italian pilgrimage site.

The incident happened on New Years eve.

The Catholic leader has since apologised for his actions.

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441340cookie-checkPope Francis gets very angry, Gives woman a beating after she pulls his hand..Video