Six million people attended Pope Francis’ Vatican events in 2013

Vatican City, Jan 2, 2014 / 03:16 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- More than 6.6 million people have taken part in events with Pope Francis at the Vatican since his election to the papacy, the Prefecture of the Papal Household has estimated. In the nine months since Pope Francis’ March 13 election, more than 2.7 million people have attended the Pope’s Angelus and Regina Coeli prayers. About 2.3 million have attended liturgical celebrations in St. Peter’s Basilica and at St. … [Read more...]