Thứ Sáu, 28 tháng 4, 2017

Pope prays before icon of Mary ahead of Apostolic Voyage

Pope prays before icon of Mary ahead of Apostolic Voyage

(Vatican Radio) On the eve of his Apostolic Voyage to Egypt, Pope Francis on Thursday night made his way across Rome to the Papal Basilica of Saint Mary Major, where prayed before the icon of Mary, Salus Populi Romani – Mary, “Salvation of the Romans.”
Pope Francis has made it a custom to visit the popular icon ahead of each of his Apostolic Voyages, in order to ask the intercession and protection of the Blessed Virgin.