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Above, the newly blessed Trinity Dome rises above the nave of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on dedication day, Dec. 8. Below, Cardinal Kevin Farrell (c), extraordinary envoy of Pope Francis for the dedication of the Trinity Dome Mosaic, presents a papal letter to Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington (l) and Msgr. Walter Rossi, the rector of the basilica.
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Trinity Dome Mosaic, and the Pope’s Trip to Asia (12/9/2017)
By Register Staff – Posted 12/9/17 at 7:00 PM
The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC, blessed the Trinity Dome Mosaic, completing an architectural dream from the basilica's founding. Sacred Art Professor Jem Sullivan, PhD, brings us the story. And earlier this week Pope Francis retuned to Rome from an apostolic visit to Myanmar and Bangladesh. Edward Pentin traveled with the papal entourage and joins us today with impressions from the trip.