17 Aug '11, 12am

Pilgrims attend giant Madrid mass, launch party for pope

Pilgrims attend giant Madrid mass, launch party for pope

MADRID: Hundreds of thousands of sweltering pilgrims crammed into central Madrid for a giant open-air mass on Tuesday, launching a million-strong, six-day Catholic youth party for Pope Benedict XVI. The rock-festival style celebration of World Youth Day has drawn faithful from 193 nations, according to organisers - but also criticism in the midst of Spain's economic hardship. From a vast white stage adorned with an image of Mary and Jesus before City Hall in the emblematic Plaza Cibeles square, Madrid's archbishop, Cardinal Antonio Maria Rouco Varela, celebrated the inaugural mass in the evening. Some 800 bishops, archbishops and cardinals from around the world joined him, many shielding themselves from the sun with white umbrellas. Another 8,000 priests concelebrated the mass. The service, accompanied by hundreds of choristers, was dedicated to the late Pope John Paul II,...

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