Pope Francis seated the boy on his chair
before resuming his speech.
The little boy and his papa.
The Pope welcomed the little boy.
"I leave to great souls and lofty minds the beautiful books I cannot understand, much less put into practice and I rejoice that I am little because children alone and those who resemble them will be admitted to the heavenly banquet." - S. Therese of the Child Jesus
More photos here.
"I tell you the truth, unless you turn from your sins and become like little children, you will never get into the Kingdom of Heaven."
H/T Fr. Martin, S.J.