Saturday, June 2, 2012

In Pictures - World Meeting of Families in Milan

Pope Benedict XVI waves to the faithful as he arrives in Duomo square, downtown Milan, June 1, 2012. The Pope is visiting Milan for the 2012 World Family Meeting.

A view of Duomo square is seen as Pope Benedict XVI speaks in downtown Milan June 1, 2012. The Pope is visiting Milan in northern Italy for the 2012 World Family Meeting.

Cardinal Angelo Scola and Pope Benedict XVI attend the 2012 World Meeting of Families on June 1, 2012 in Milan, Italy. The World meeting of families was instituted by Pope John Paul II in 1994 to promote the value of families.


Pope Benedict XVI waves as Archbishop of Milan Cardinal Angelo Scola and Mayor of Milan Giuliano Pisapia look on during the 2012 World Meeting of Families on June 1, 2012 in Milan, Italy.

Faithful wait for Pope Benedict XVI (not pictured) prior a celebration at San Siro stadium in Milan, as part of the 7th World Meeting of Families on June 2, 2012.

This handout picture released by the Vatican Press Office on June 2, 2012 and taken the day before shows Pope Benedict XVI greeting children at Duomo square in Milan, during the 7th World Meeting of Families.

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