Posts Tagged ‘Cologne Cathedral’

A Pope Francis gargoyle watches over Cologne cathedral Comments 0

Monday, November 12th, 2018

It took about a week for visitors to the massive Catholic cathedral in Cologne, Germany, to notice a small addition to its ornate Gothic entrance — a carved stone figure of Pope Francis leaning forward like a gargoyle. Continue reading Related Posts:Church ‘white ants’ accused of stalling…The Story Behind Pope Francis’s Airborne Marriage BlessingSmall acts Read more

Cardinal says Mass in refugee boat next to German cathedral Comments 0

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

A cardinal has celebrated Mass standing in a refugee boat in front of a German cathedral. Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki, who stood in the boat outside Cologne Cathedral on Thursday, called for compassion for migrants and refugees. Hundreds of people witnessed the liturgy. The boat had been formerly used to transport refugees across the Mediterranean. Read more