Pope Francis Meets Spider-Man At The Vatican

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Pope Francis Meets Spider-Man At The Vatican

Peter Parker AKA Spider-Man took a break from fighting crime this week to visit Pope Francis at the Vatican.

According to Reuters, on Wednesday a person dressed as Spider-Man was seen in the VIP section of the Pope’s weekly papal audience.

The Spider-Man impersonator is 28 year old Italian Mattia Villardita who usually dons the outfit to cheer up sick children including those at the Vatican’s pediatric hospital.

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Speaking on meeting the Pope Villardita said: “It was very exciting because Pope Francis immediately understood my mission.”

The Vatican described Villardita as “really a good superhero”.

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Video: Reuters