In Pictures – June 5, 2014

CHARISMATIC PRAYERS A young woman prays before Pope Francis’ arrival for an encounter with more than 50,000 Catholic charismatics at the Olympic Stadium in Rome June 1. The pope knelt onstage as the crowd prayed over him by singing and speaking in tongues. During the event, the pope acknowledged he had once been uncomfortable with the charismatic movement. CNS photo/Paul Haring

CHARISMATIC PRAYERS A young woman prays before Pope Francis’ arrival for an encounter with more than 50,000 Catholic charismatics at the Olympic Stadium in Rome June 1. The pope knelt onstage as the crowd prayed over him by singing and speaking in tongues. During the event, the pope acknowledged he had once been uncomfortable with the charismatic movement. CNS photo/Paul Haring

MARIAN PRAYERS People attend a Marian prayer service led by Pope Francis at a replica of the grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes in the Vatican Gardens May 31. The pope told Vatican employees and other guests that Mary is a mother who never makes her children wait for an answer to their prayers. CNS photo/Paul Haring

MARIAN PRAYERS People attend a Marian prayer service led by Pope Francis at a replica of the grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes in the Vatican Gardens May 31. The pope told Vatican employees and other guests that Mary is a mother who never makes her children wait for an answer to their prayers. CNS photo/Paul Haring

 

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