After Wednesday's general audience in St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis once again took the time to meet with a severely disfigured man.
The pope hugged the man and blessed him.
Pope Francis has embraced the long-standing tradition of popes to greet disabled men, women and children after general audiences.
Earlier this week, the pope tweeted this poignant message to his more than three million followers:
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