Two nuns look on as workers erect a Christmas tree in St Peter’s Square at the Vatican. The tree comes from Bavaria, Germany, is 25 metres high and weighs 7.2 tonnes.
Pope Francis waves to the crowd after leading the weekly audience in St Peter’s Square at the Vatican Read more
Priests attend an ordination mass of the breakaway fundamentalist Roman Catholic Society of St Pius X in Econe, western Switzerland on Friday. Some 2,000 worshippers attended the ceremony held under a giant tent outside the chapel in Econe, which was celebrated mainly in Latin. Read more
Pope Francis waves to the crowd gathered in St Peter’s square at the Vatican upon his arrival on Wednesday for his weekly general audience.
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Pope Francis waves to the faithful gathered at St Peter’s Square at the Vatican upon his arrival for his weekly general audience.
Pope Francis waves to the faithful as he arrives for his general audience at the Vatican on Wednesday Read more