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New Custodian of the Holy Land

May 20, 2016. Friar Francesco Patton is the new Custodian of the Holy Land. He succeeds Fr. Pierbattista Pizzaballa, who was in office for the last 12 years. Friar Francesco Patton is 52 years old from Vigo Meano (Italy). He graduated in Communication Sciences from the Pontifical Salesian University of Rome and until now was the provincial minister of the Order of Friars Minor in Saint Vigilius of Trent.

Pope Francis prays face down, on the floor of St. Peter's Basilica

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(-ONLY VIDEO-) Pope Francis knelt then laid out on the floor before the altar of St. Peter's Basilica. This tradition gave way to the celebration of the Passion of the Lord, on Good Friday.

 

 

 

This symbolic act is done to represent both penance and adoration.

 

 


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