December 8, 2015 21:26 IST

Pope Francis opens the door to Catholic Jubilee

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Tens of thousands of Catholic pilgrims assembled in Rome Tuesday to watch Pope Francis open a "Holy Door" in the walls of St Peter's basilica at the start of an extraordinary Jubilee year. Credit: Reuters
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Tens of thousands of Catholic pilgrims assembled in Rome Tuesday to watch Pope Francis open a "Holy Door" in the walls of St Peter's basilica at the start of an extraordinary Jubilee year. Credit: Reuters
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Tens of thousands of Catholic pilgrims assembled in Rome Tuesday to watch Pope Francis open a "Holy Door" in the walls of St Peter's basilica at the start of an extraordinary Jubilee year. Credit: Reuters
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Tens of thousands of Catholic pilgrims assembled in Rome Tuesday to watch Pope Francis open a "Holy Door" in the walls of St Peter's basilica at the start of an extraordinary Jubilee year. Credit: Reuters
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Tens of thousands of Catholic pilgrims assembled in Rome Tuesday to watch Pope Francis open a "Holy Door" in the walls of St Peter's basilica at the start of an extraordinary Jubilee year. Credit: Reuters