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The Vatican prepares for Palm Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Square

(VIDEO ONLY) Workers prepare St. Peter's Square for the Palm Sunday Mass that Pope Francis will preside over. ; The ceremony will begin with the blessing of palms and olive branches and a procession led by the Pope. Following tradition, the central palm beside the obelisk will come from Elche, Spain. Two thousand palms from northern Italy will be used in the celebration. JRB/ATO MG V -PR up: ATO #Vaticano