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LOOK: Pope Francis ‘photobombed’ by smiling pooch

/ 12:02 PM October 07, 2016
Pope Francis poses for photographers with a group of dog trainers, during  his weekly general audience, in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican,  Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Pope Francis poses for photographers with a group of dog trainers, during his weekly general audience, in St. Peter’s Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

It’s probably on everyone’s bucket list to take a selfie with Pope Francis.

But during a meeting with several dog trainers at Saint Peter’s Square in Vatican, he was upstaged by a joyous dog.

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The dog’s owner held his pet up behind the Pope, who posed for media photographers during his morning audience with bystanders and tourists on Wednesday. The impromptu photobombing scene became one of the most remarkable photographs snapped in Vatican.

Pope Francis greets a group of dog trainers during his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)

Pope Francis greets a group of dog trainers during his weekly general audience in St. Peter’s Square, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016. (L’Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)

Pope Francis poses for photographers with a group of dog trainers, during  his weekly general audience, in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican,  Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Pope Francis poses for photographers with a group of dog trainers during his weekly general audience in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016.  (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Also, Pope Francis petted and blessed the adorable canines and members of the Federazione Italiana Sport Cinofili, an Italian organization dedicated to dog sports. He spent time shaking their hands and giving them blessings.

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He also met with brides and grooms who sought his blessing, Daily Mail reported. During his speech, the Pontiff reminded the crowd to be “missionaries in the family by announcing with word and example the gospel of salvation.”  Gianna Francesca Catolico/rga

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