Rorate Caeli

A new papal ferula (updated)

For today's Papal Mass at the Campo Verano cemetery, the Pope made use of a new ferula. This one features the Risen Christ in front of the Cross, an arrangement sometimes called "Resurrexifix".


(UPDATE) This ferula was donated to the Pope last month by Goldlake, a mining corporation that is part of major Italian cement holding Gruppo Financo, with mining concessions in Argentina and Honduras (from which came the metals used for this staff).