2016-11-02 11:12:00

Pope visits St Mary Major on his return from Sweden

(Vatican Radio) On his return from his Apostolic Voyage to Sweden, Pope Francis visited Saint Mary Major, where he gave thanks to the Blessed Virgin Mary, under the title of the Salus populi Romani, for the successful outcome of his journey.

The Papal Basilica of St Mary Major is the largest church in the world dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary. Pope Francis has made it his custom to visit the Basilica before and after his travels to various parts of the world. 

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