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Chapel of the Snows, McMurdo Station, Antarctica.

Future at Risk for Historic Chapel in Antarctica

“The Chapel of the Snows faces south and at midnight, with the sun not going down, the sun comes right through the window behind the altar. So if you really had sensitive eyes, people might actually wear sunglasses there.”

Pope Francis waves during the Angelus on Sept. 26, 2021

Pope Francis: The Catholic Church Must Be Open and Welcoming

Speaking from a window overlooking St. Peter’s Square, Francis said sometimes Catholics, instead of having humble and open communities, “can give the impression of being the ‘top of the class’ and keeping others at a distance.”