Sunday, 24 March 2013

Palm Sunday at Saint Peter's

Before the great Obelisk in Saint Peter's Square.
We are pleased to present these few images of Pope Francis celebrating the Sacred Liturgy of Palm Sunday in Saint Peter's Square.  The Pope was assisted by the Cardinal deacons, who were vested in dalmatics.

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The Aspersing of the Palm Branches.

The vested Cardinal-deacons escorting Pope Francis through S' Peter's Square
in the Procession of Palms.

Incensing the Altar at the beginning of Mass.

At the Commemoration of the Lord's Death during the Passion Gospel.

Another very simple chasuble worn by Pope Francis.
This is a new mitre whose ornaments match those on the chasuble.