The procession was the only sign of life in a Jerusalem emptied of tourists and pilgrims and patrolled by security forces.
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The friars began praying every day in a “perpetual novena” before the statue, a spot known today as “St. Anthony’s corner.” They dedicate their prayers to the petitions they receive from the faithful.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a limit of around 50 people attended the Mass.
Cardinal-elect Gambetti is one of three Francsicans who will receive a red hat from Pope Francis at a consistory on Nov. 28.