Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Quaresima




Pope Benedict XVI, center, flanked by unidentified prelates and accompanied by a line of Cardinals at left and right, leads an Ash Wednesday procession to the fifth-century Basilica of St. Sabina to mark the start of the Lenten season in Rome, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008. The Lenten season, which stresses prayer, fasting and other sacrifice, leads to Good Friday, when faithful commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus. (AP Photo/Plinio Lepri)


Pope Benedict XVI receives ashes on his head during an Ash Wednesday ceremony inside the fifth-century Basilica of St. Sabina to mark the start of the solemn Lenten season, in Rome, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008. (AP Photo/Filippo Monteforte, Pool)

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