So Benedict is now in selfies with some of those who breach the ramparts.
Ave spes nostra
'Hail, our hope' – Gnadenkapelle, Kevelaer
“I did once say that to me art and the saints are the greatest apologetics for our faith.” - Pope Benedict XVI
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Dominican Nuns of Summit, New Jersey, making rosaries.
An Italian shrine for Our Lady of Lourdes.
"The Christian who does not feel that the Virgin Mary is his or her mother is an orphan." - Pope Francis (@Pontifex)
A Madonna in a souvenir shop in Kevelaer, Germany.
An art deco holy card of the Immaculate Conception.
The Madonna of the Roses (1903) & Pieta (1876), William Adolphe-Bouguereau