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Pope Francis | by Lawrence OP
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Pope Francis

"O God, who chose your servant Francis

in succession to the Apostle Peter

as shepherd of the whole flock,

look favorably on the supplications of your people

and grant that, as Vicar of Christ on earth,

he may confirm his brethren

and that the whole Church may be in communion with him

in the bond of unity, love and peace,

so that in you, the shepherd of souls,

all may know the truth and attain life eternal.

Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,

who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit,

one God, for ever and ever. Amen."


Today, 13th March 2018, is the Fifth Anniversary of the Election of Pope Francis.


This photograph was taken at the General Audience on 31 January 2018. On the 'Popemobile', one can see the coat of arms of Pope Benedict XVI.

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Taken on January 30, 2018