02 December 2012

Il Circo è arrivato!

For several years now, the Holy Father has greeted and offered a Pontifical blessing to circus performers.  The event is organized by the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People. I suppose a traveling circus counts as itinerant.  You can read the story from Vatican Radio:  Pope Greets Circus Performers

I did not get pictures of the performers, that was earlier in the day at the Paul VI hall.  However, I did get some of the circus tent and the carousel: