Pope Francis is in the headlines this week for a powerful moment he shared with a man with a disfiguring disease. The 76-year-old head of the Catholic Church paused for a moment to pray and embrace the sick man, and the image has gone viral. Check out the video below. The image certainly touched my heart. (And, yes, I shed a tear...or two.)




states the Catholic News Agency. The genetic disorder can cause hearing and vision loss, heart and blood vessel problems and tumors, among other ailments.

Watch the Pope Kiss and Embrace a Sick Man (via CNN):