Monday, January 18, 2016

Edward Pentin of National Catholic Register on Holy Face Procession

Replica of the Holy Face close to its former home in St. Peter's basilica, in the former St. Mary's Chapel, where Michelangelo's Pietà stands today.
(Photo by Edward Pentin/NCRegister.Com)

Edward Pentin writing in his blog at National Catholic 

"Pilgrims from the Italian town of Manoppello, home of the Shrine of the Holy Face, retraced an ancient procession for the first time in 808 years in Rome on Saturday, carrying a replica of the sacred image which scholars believe to be the Veil of Veronica (vera icona "true icon")."

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