Thursday, 25 July 2013

Brazil : 2

On the third day of his visit to South America, 24th July, Pope Francis celebrated Mass in the Basilica-shrine of Our Lady of Aparecido in Sao Paolo. Some photographs of this Mass are adjacent.

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Interior of the Basilica during the Papal Mass.

The circular presbyterium of the Basilica, at the crossing.

The Pope giving the Blessing with the Evangelarium.

Incensation of the Offerings.

Pope Francis carrying in procession the black Madonna of Aparecido.