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|At the beginning of the Mass.|
The Pope is at the same throne which his Predecessors have occupied
stretching back almost the entire life of the Sistine Chapel.
|During the Lesson.|
Six candlesticks and a central Cross on the freestanding altar.
|The preparation of incense at the Offertory.|
|During the Preface.|
|The concelebrant-Cardinals pictured during the Mass.|
|Giving the Blessing holding the ferula or staff|
of Benedict XVI.
|Leaving the Sistine Chapel after Mass.|
|The Sistine Chapel choir.|