April 19, 2007

First Papal Mass of Benedict XVI: Mass for the Church

The very first Mass he celebrated as pope was on the morning after his election.

The Mass took place in the Sistine Chapel, with the college of cardinals concelebrating.

Pope Benedict chose to offer the votive "Mass for the Church".

The homily, his first as the pope, is at the following site.
Click HERE for it.


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