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Pope Francis confesses in the penitential ceremony in San Pedro

(-ONLY VIDEO-) As he did the previous two years, Pope Francis was the first to confess during the Lenten penitential celebration at the Basilica of San Pedro. After he confessed, some celebration participants were able to go to confession heard by Pope Francis, as the basilica choir played the Miserere Mei Deus by Gregorio Allegri, composed in the seventeenth century.