POPE FRANCIS JOINS COUPLE ABOARD AIRPLANE
Pope Francis has just unexpectedly joined a couple on an airline. According to Catholic News Service, the couple, who are both flight attendants for Chile’s LatAm airline, were working in the flight which Pope Francis was travelling in and they walked up to him, explained their story, and requested that he blessed their marriage.
Ciufardi said the pope asked if they were ready to get married?”
They replied yes, then the pope said, “Are YOU sure? they told him, ‘Yes. And at 36,000 feet above sea level, the pope officiated the first-ever airborne papal wedding, in a flight from Santiago to Iquique, Chile.
it is historic, there has never before been a pope who married someone aboard a plane.
Ciufardi the groom said the pope told them: “This is the sacrament that is missing in the world, the sacrament of marriage. May this motivate others to get the sacrament of marriage. I’ll do it for this reason.”
The couple Ciufardi and Paula, already have 2 children Rafaela, 6 and Isabela, 3 together.