Friday, March 21, 2008

Good Friday from the Vatican; Pope wears Roman Chasuble

A number of you will be delighted to see the Pope wear a true Roman style fiddleback for today's liturgy of Good Friday.








(You can see the throne of the Pope to the left and the stripped altar in this view)















All kneel at the reading of the death of Christ on the Cross:








The Veneration of the Cross:








The Communion Service:












As a final image, I thought some of you would enjoy seeing this close-up of the lovely brocade that makes up the chasuble worn by the Pope today: