Lenten Statio and Penitential Procession with Pope Francis at the Basilica of Sant'Anselmo, Rome
During the afternoon of Ash Wednesday, 6 March 2019, Pope Francis was received warmly by Abbot Primate Gregory Polan OSB and the Prior of Sant'Anselmo, Father Mauritius Wilde OSB, as the Holy Father arrived at the Primatial Abbey of Sant'Anselmo on the Aventine hill in Rome. At 4:30 p.m., the pope began the Statio prayers