Holy Father’s Remarks at the Spanish Steps on Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Here is a working translation by Zenit’s Deborah Castellano Lubov of the Holy Father’s remarks at the December 8, 2018, veneration at Rome’s Spanish Steps in observance of the Feast of the Immaculate Conception.
Immaculate Mother, on the day of your feast, so dear to the Christian people, I come to pay you homage in the heart of Rome.
In my heart, I bring the faithful of this Church and all those who live in this city, especially the sick and the many, who for different situations, are struggling to move forward.
First of all, we want to thank you for the maternal