#romebasilicaofstmarymajor

  1. The Pope expresses his desire to be interred in a Rome basilica rather than in the Vatican

    Pope Francis has stated that he wants to be buried in the Rome Basilica of St. Mary Major, near his favorite icon of the Madonna, instead of the Vatican grottoes where other popes are buried. Despite recent health scares, the pope has no plans to resign and has upcoming trips to