Vatican Annual Blessing of Animals

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Lancers of Montebello ride their horses as they arrive in front of... News PhotoAnimal,Arrival,Blessing,Cultures,Day,Domestic Animals,Horse,Human Interest,International Landmark,Religion,Riding,Spirituality,State of the Vatican City,Vatican,VerticalPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Giorgio CosulichVATICAN CITY, VATICAN - JANUARY 17: Lancers of Montebello ride their horses as they arrive in front of the Saint Peter Basilica, during a traditional day of blessing of the animals, on January 17, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. Every year, during the feast of St. Anthony the Abbot, the traditional blessing of the animals is celebrated. (Photo by Giorgio Cosulich/Getty Images)