Subscribe Register Login

Thursday, July 31, 2014, 4:38 a.m.
Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal

Pope lights Christmas candle in his Vatican window

By The Associated Press

This article was published December 24, 2012 at 11:52 a.m.

— Pope Benedict XVI has lit a Christmas peace candle set on the windowsill of his private studio.

Pilgrims, tourists and Romans gathered below in St. Peter’s Square for the inauguration Monday evening of a Nativity scene and cheered when the flame was lit.

Later, he will appear in St. Peter’s Basilica to lead Christmas Eve Mass. The ceremony begins at 10 p.m. local time instead of the midnight start time, which was changed at the Vatican years ago to let the pontiff rest before a Christmas Day speech to be delivered from the basilica’s central balcony.

Comments on: Pope lights Christmas candle in his Vatican window

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Outside sales

    outside sales:Local siding and window company Looking for ou...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Teachers

    nevada school district is accepting applications for the fol...
    ROSSTON, AR

  • Cnas

    Greystone Nursing and Rehab 121 Spring Valley Road, Cabot AR...
    Cabot, AR

  • Dialysis-prn rn's

    dialysis — prn rnsVisit http://www.uams.edu/jobs For more in...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Research interviewer

    MarketStrategies International Will conduct customer satisf...
    Little Rock, AR

Search 886 jobs >

Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal
Arkansas Online