July 24, 2011

Pope Blesses Statue of the Madonna


LinkBritish Pathé: "LS. & MS. The statue of the Madonna in the Piazza di Spagna in Rome. MS. Section of great crowd gathered around the statue. VS. Pope John XXIII arriving by car in the Piazza to bless the statue at Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary Day. He makes his way to flower bedecked statue, kneels and prays before statue. Various shots of the Pope blessing the crowd, getting into his car and leaving. People in crowd looking on, close up shot of the statue".