Pope prays at St. Mary Major before trip to Armenia
June 24, 2016
On the eve of his apostolic journey to Armenia, Pope Francis visited the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore and prayed before the image of the Salus Populi Romani, leaving a bouquet of flowers in the colors of the Armenian flag.
The Pope has made it his regular practice to pray before the image before and after each of his apostolic journeys.
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!