Pope Francis “Hugs” Fontanella
Apostolic Journey of Pope Francis to Mexico
“Pope Francis brings a Franco Fontanella's art work as a gift during his visit to the Federico Gomez Pediatric Hospital, Mexico City.
The Pictures show Holy Father and the Mexican first lady Angelica Rivera close to the painting.
“The Hug”, the Virgin and Child painted with the old Frescoes technique and inspired by a Pompe Batoni's painting of the eighteenth-century.
Tv channels and network from all over the world recorded this moment and the full video is now available on Youtube Catholic Sat. at minute 17 we can see Pope Francis giving the gift.
Some newspapers showed pictures and wrote articles about that.