the white dove and Cardinal Eugênio Sales …

… During the funeral of Cardinal Sales of Rio de Janeiro a single white dove perched atop of his coffin… for an entire hour.

As Terry pointed out, “In Christianity the dove symbolizes both the Holy Spirit and the souls of the just.”

Related Link: D.Eugenio Sales e uma Pomba, with more photos.

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