Flowers are presented to a statue of Mary in St. Peter’s Basilica
After reading the consecration, the pope placed flowers before the statue of Mary and censed it. Young children joined the pope as the Immaculata hymn was sung.
Pope Francis consecrates humanity, especially Russia and Ukraine, to the Immaculate Heart
“Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth: Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them.” Exodus 20:4-5 KJV
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