2006-10-17 07:00:40

The Irish Bishops at the Tomb of Peter

( 16 Oct 2006 RV) The bishops of Ireland began their two week pilgrimage to the tombs of the Apostles Monday morning, with a celebration of solemn mass before the tomb of the first apostle Peter.

The bishops from all four ecclesial provinces are led by Archbishop Sean Brady from the archdiocese of Armagh, who is primate of Ireland.

Following mass Archbishop Brady led a first group to meet in private with Pope Benedict xvi. During the two weeks mass will be celebrated by the bishops in all four roman basilicas.

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