2000 Photo Contest, Portraits, 3rd prize

Gabriel Bouys

Agence France-Presse

01 January, 1999

Pope John Paul II celebrates an outdoor mass for the beatification of Anton Martin Slomsek (1800-1862), the first bishop of Maribor. The aging pope uses his crosier for support at a rare moment in the mass when he is not attended.

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Gabriel Bouys

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