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Janet Morana attends Palm Sunday Mass in Rome - March 28, 2010

Janet Morana and other Priests for Life staff traveled to Rome in March 2010 to attend the Pontificium Consilium Pro Familia Pro-Life Leaders International Study Seminar where Janet gave a presentation.  Click here to see photos and to read Janet's presentation

Janet was also able to attend Palm Sunday Mass with Pope Benedict XVI.  See photos below.

 

  
Janet with Archbishop Salvatore "Rino" Fisichella, President, Pontifical Academy for Life, who got her a good seat at the Mass

A family brings up the gifts

Opening procession of the Mass

Pope Benedict incensing the altar

Opening procession of the Mass



Conclusion of Mass


Archbishop Salvatore "Rino" Fisichella, President, Pontifical Academy for Life

Opening prayer of the Mass


First Reading of the Mass. To the left is Archbiship Renato Martino, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace

Janet holds olive braches blessed by the Pope

Reading of the Passion

Garden created for Palm Sunday with Olive trees

The Holy Father kneels during the part of the passion reading in which Jesus dies


Pope Benedict XVI gives the homily

Janet with Simon Carian, a seminarian in Rome studying for the Archdiocese of Sante Fe

Presentation of the gifts

Blessed Pope John XXIII


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