BACK


Pope Benedict XVI blesses two live lambs on the occasion of St. Agnes' Eve, a martyr of early Christianity and the Patron Saint of Young girls, at the Urbano VIII Chapel of the Apostolic Palace at the Vatican, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2007.

CLICK ON THUMBNAILS TO OPEN PREvIEw
<%=FWT_IPTC%> Filename: 2007-01-20 BXVI lamb 01
Description: Pope Benedict XVI blesses two live lambs on the occasion of St. Agnes' Eve, a martyr of early Christianity and the Patron Saint of Young girls, at the Urbano VIII Chapel of the Apostolic Palace at the Vatican, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2007. The lambs' wool will be sheared to make a pallium, a band of white wool decorated with black crosses that is a sign of authority and a symbol of the bond with the pope for new archbishops.
Object name: ppages/ppage1.htm
Credit: ©CATHOLICPRESSPHOTO/O.R.
<%=FWT_IPTC%> Filename: 2007-01-20 BXVI lamb 02
Description: Pope Benedict XVI blesses two live lambs on the occasion of St. Agnes' Eve, a martyr of early Christianity and the Patron Saint of Young girls, at the Urbano VIII Chapel of the Apostolic Palace at the Vatican, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2007. The lambs' wool will be sheared to make a pallium, a band of white wool decorated with black crosses that is a sign of authority and a symbol of the bond with the pope for new archbishops.
Object name: ppages/ppage2.htm
Credit: ©CATHOLICPRESSPHOTO/O.R.