Pope Francis Marks The Solemnity of Saint Peter and Paul Celebration

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Archbishop of Dubuque Michael Owen Jackels ttends the mass and... News PhotoCatholicism,Dubuque,International Landmark,New,One Person,Pallium,People,Pope,Pope Francis,Religion,Religious Mass,Spirituality,State of the Vatican City,Vatican,VerticalPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Franco OrigliaVATICAN CITY, VATICAN - JUNE 29: Archbishop of Dubuque (USA) Michael Owen Jackels ttends the mass and imposition of the Pallium upon the new metropolitan archbishops held by Pope Francis for the Solemnity of Saint Peter and Paul at Vatican Basilica on June 29, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. Pope Francis delivered the homily at Mass in St Peter's Basilica on Saturday morning, to mark the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles and Patrons fo the city of Rome. In his remarks following the Gospel reading, the Holy Father focused on a particular task of the Petrine ministry, which is to strengthen, or confirm, all the faithful. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)