Pope Benedict XVI named three new saints for the Catholic Church during Sunday Mass in St. Peter’s Square that was disrupted by a man who climbed out onto the upper colonnade and burned a Bible.

Vatican gendarmes, a bishop and the pope’s own bodyguard talked the man back from the edge of the colonnade after he shouted, “Pope, where is Christ?” in English and threw the burned bible to the crowd below.

Benedict and the thousands in the square appeared unfazed by the incident and carried on with the Mass.

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