The Jubilee of Mercy began on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, December 8, 2015. In Rome Pope Francis opened the Holy Door of St Peter's and in Helsinki Bishop Teemu Sippo SCJ celebrated a festive Mass at St Henry's Cathedral. On Sunday, December 13, the Cathedral's Door of Mercy was also opened.
Pope Francis opens the Door of Mercy at St Peter's. Photo: Screengrab from the webcast on the Vatican's YouTube channel.
Bishop Teemu Sippo SCJ and Father Marco Pasinato, Parish Priest of St Henry's Cathedral Parish, outside the Door of Mercy at St Henry's Cathedral, Helsinki. For more photos go to St Henry's website. Photo: St Henry's Cathedral Parish