...Protectress of the Roman People. Someone very nice put this image on Twitter.
This is the sacred and miraculous ikon processed into Saint Peter’s Square at the vigil in which Pope Francis and a crowd of over 100,000 people are praying for peace today in Rome, joined by millions of Christians and people of other faiths across the world. Here is the full text of the Holy Father’s homily.
Our Lady is the Mother of the World.