“I cried, I absolutely cried, I honestly could not believe it,” said Maura Naughton. “I never in a million years thought that I could actually get something to him.”
Naughton and her husband Laurence arrived in Rome Tuesday with a group of more than 30 others from the Boston area. They attended a general audience with the pope on Wednesday.
“As soon as we told our children that we were going to Rome for an audience with the pope, our 9-year-old, Megan, said ‘I’m going to make the pope some presents,’” Naughton said. [More]