Sep 11, 2017 @ 10:03

By Agence France Presse

Pope Francis bought a reduce on his forehead and blood on his white cape Sunday when he ran into the window of his Popemobile whereas waving to admirers in Colombia.

Francis, 80, was standing up in the specifically designed car during a procession by way of the Caribbean metropolis of Cartagena when the car braked sharply.

Television photos confirmed him colliding with the glass of the car’s coated platform, after which being assisted by his bodyguard.

He was seen later with a bruise on his cheek and a small dressing on his forehead, however nonetheless smiling.

“I got bashed,” he joked to reporters.

Vatican spokesman Greg Burke informed journalists: “The pope is alright. Ice was put on it and he was treated. He will continue the schedule for his visit with no changes.”

Francis was in Cartagena on the final day of a four-city Colombian tour. He was as a consequence of fly again to Rome later Sunday.