On Saturday, March 23, Pope Francis travelled by helicopter to Castel Gandolfo to meet and have lunch with Pope Emeritus Benedict, the first such meeting between a Pope and his predecessor in the history of the Catholic Church.
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Below is the video of the Holy Father’s Installation Mass, which took place on the Feast of St. Joseph. The ceremonies begin at 37 minutes into the video, when Pope Francis descends under the main altar of St. Peter’s Basilica to venerate the relics of St. Peter. Various Bishops of the different liturgical rites of the Church accompany him. […]
O God, the Shepherd and Ruler of all Thy faithful people, mercifully look upon Thy servant Francis, whom Thou hast chosen as the chief Shepherd to preside over Thy Church. We earnestly beg Thee to help him edify, both by word and example, those over whom he has charge, that he may reach everlasting life […]