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"I got a black eye"
On September 10, 2017, during a visit to Cartagena, Colombia, the pope banged his face against the window of his popemobile when the driver had to brake abruptly. His bodyguards came to his rescue. Almost immediately, though wounded in the left eyebrow and cheekbone, he continued to greet the crowd. He didn’t lose his sense of humor and said a little later: "I didn’t see the window, and bam! ... [...] I was given a black eye."

© JOSE MIGUEL GOMEZ I Colombian Episcopal Conference I AFP