Congressman of Ilocos Norte. Rodolfo Fariñas took a selfie shot with Pope Francis during the foreign dignitaries handshake with Pope Francis the 266th.
Congressman Rodolfo posted the photo shot on Instagram last Monday, captioned:
"Selfie of my life with Pope Francis"
|Image via Rodolfo Fariñas official Instagram page|
Fariñas who attended the double canonization of popes John XXIII and John Paul II at the vatican along with the foreign delegations for a brief meeting at the courtyard of Vatican with the Roman Pontiff after the ceremony.
A video taken by the Italian newspaper La Repubblica shows that after Fariñas kneeled down to shake the pope's hand, he grab the opportunity of taking a selfie shot, that almost hits the "Philippine Ambassador to the Holy See", Mercedes Tuason.
A image from a video where Fariñas tooked a selfie shot with the pope shows a Smiling Catholic leader politely not letting go of the handshake with Tuason.
Fariñas isn't the only one who took selfie with the Pope in crowd, last august teenagers who traveled from Bobbio town in Emila-Romagna Italy, got the "First papal selfie" that went viral around the world.