Historic video: the pope’s final blessing

A few weeks ago, this kind of scene was something routine in Rome.  Now, it’s a gesture of gentle farewell.

See it below: two minutes of world history that, I think, are unmatched for their poignancy.

Watch below, via CNS.

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  1. [...] his remarks are full of wisdom and hope.This is a big moment in the life of the Church. The size of the crowds in St. Peter’s’ Square attests to this fact. In less than 24 hours, the seat of St. Peter will be vacant, you see.What [...]