During his Wednesday General Audience, Pope Francis was continuing his series of homilies on Saint Paul’s Letter to Galatians, reflecting on the freedom coming from serving and loving others.

As the Bible passage was being read, Pope Francis got a perfect example to teach about freedom.

10 year old Paolo walked up onto the stage, shook his hand, and sat beside him. Pointing at Pope Francis’ zucchetto, small white cap, he was given his own from a papal aide. Wearing his own zucchetto, he walked back down the stage to his mother in the audience.

Speaking off the cuff, Pope Francis thanked the child for his impromptu “lesson.”

“I think about what Jesus said about the spontaneity and freedom of children, when this child had the freedom to come up to me and move around as if he were at home. Jesus tells us, ‘If you do not become like children, you will not enter the kingdom of God.’ It is the courage to be close to the Lord, to be open to the Lord, to not be afraid of the Lord. I thank this child for giving this lesson to all of us.”

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