Pope forgives attacker

Embodying Christ’s admonition to turn the other cheek, and love and forgive our enemies, the Pope met with the woman who attacked him at Mass on Christmas Eve:

Pope meets and forgives Christmas Eve Mass attack woman

From BBC News online

Pope Benedict XVI has had a meeting with the mentally disturbed woman who knocked him over at Mass on Christmas Eve, and has forgiven her.

Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi said the woman, Susanna Maiolo, told the Pope she was sorry for what had happened.

Father Lombardi added that the Pope expressed “his interest and best wishes” for her health.

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