The Republican frontrunner was asked to comment on a Rhode Island Catholic bishop who had criticized him for supporting abortion rights. But when Giuliani began to answer, the heavens responded with lightning.
Giuliani looked skyward.
"Look, for someone who went to parochial schools all his life, this is a very frightening thing that's happening right now," he said to laughter.
Meanwhile, Mitt Romney and John McCain, the GOP presidential candidates flanking Giuliani on the stage, slowly and quietly backed away from Giuliani.