In Rome this morning, during the papal Mass to celebrate Easter Sunday from St Peter's Square (watch live here), Pope Francis will participate in an ancient rite of honouring the icon of the Holy Saviour - the Resurrexit.
|Icon of the Holy Saviour commissioned for the Resurrexit rite |
for the Great Jubilee 2000. The original sits in the chapel
of the Scala Sancta in Rome
|The original Acheiropita icon in the Sancta Sanctorum|