Vatican chuckling over seatbelt charge against Pontiff
November 30, 2011
Vatican officials are amused, rather than concerned, by a German lawyer’s complaint about the failure of Pope Benedict to wear a seatbelt while riding in his Popemobile.
“It continues continues to provoke curiosity and smiles of amusements, beginning with the Pope himself," reported Father Federico Lombardi, the director of the Vatican press office.
For all current news, visit our News home page.
- Vatican says seat-belt complaint drew papal smile (CNS)
- German lawyer wants Pope cited on seatbelt charge (CWN, 11/28)
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a current donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!