Vatican City

Pope likely to pray at Saint Mary Major on Thursday

Visit will be one of Francis's first acts as pontiff

Pope likely to pray at Saint Mary Major on Thursday

(see related stories) Vatican City, March 13 - Pope Francis I is likely to go to pray at Rome's Santa Maria Maggiore (St Mary Major) Basilica on Thursday in one of his first acts as pontiff, Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi told reporters on Wednesday. St Mary Major is a papal basilica, which means popes often use it. Traditionally the pope presides over the service for the Feast of the Assumption of Mary on 15 August at the basilica.

Lascia il tuo commento

Condividi le tue opinioni su Gazzetta del Sud online

Caratteri rimanenti: 400

Le altre notizie

i più letti di oggi