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Pope presides over Byzantine rite mass  in Prešov

September 14, 2021 GMT

STORY: Slovakia Pope Mass 2 - Pope presides over Byzantine rite mass  in Prešov

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SOURCE: AP–REUTERS AGENCY POOL/VATICAN MEDIA

STORY NUMBER: 4343964

DATELINE: 14 September 2021 - Prešov

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Presov - 14 September 2021

1. Pope Francis receives bread and salt from children in traditional dress on arrival at mass

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Presov - 14 September 2021

2. Sniper walks along balcony between Slovak and Vatican flags

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Presov - 14 September 2021

3. Pope in popemobile going around greeting the crowd

4. People in crowd waving Vatican flags

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Presov - 14 September 2021

5. Billboard with Pope Francis above crowd

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6. Pope in popemobile with security guards around it going through crowd

7. Pope greeting people from popemobile

8. Crowd waving Vatican flags

9. Close of Pope in popemobile

10. Wide of mass

11. Priests and bishops on altar area

12. Byzantine rite priests at mass

13. Byzantine rite bishop at mass

14. Painting of Madonna and child

15. Byzantine rite bishops

16. Wide of Mass

17. Pope with bishops at altar

18. Pope seated listening to chants

19. Priests crossing themselves

20. Priest with mask on

21. Wide of crowd at mass

STORYLINE:

Pope Francis travelled to eastern Slovakia on Tuesday morning where he participated in a Byzantine rite mass in the town of Presov.  

He was met by two children in traditional Slovak dress who offered him bread and salt, a Slovak ritual, before touring the grounds to greet the 40-thousand people who had gathered to see him.

Later on Tuesday, he’s scheduled to visit a Roma community in Kosice where over 4-thousand people are living in poverty.

This is the 84-year-old pope’s first trip since his surgery in July for diverticulitis, an operation that resulted in the removal of a large chunk of his colon.  He spent 10 days in the hospital recovering.

Entering the Cathedral of Bratislava on Monday morning, the Pope joked with journalists saying that he is “still alive”.

Pope Francis has appeared energetic and in high spirits during his first two days, despite the grueling schedule.

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