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Footage of Pope attack woman at 2008 Christmas Mass

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The female spectator who knocked down Pope Benedict at his Christmas Eve Mass in St Peter's Basilica attempted the same thing in 2008.

Vatican officials have named her as 25-year-old Susanna Maiolo and said she held dual Swiss and Italian nationality.

Security officials managed to restrain the woman before she reached the Pope in 2008.

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