Pope Francis floral portrait at Rome’s Infiorata

Pope Francis at the 2014 Infiorata Romana
Rome celebrated the feast day of the city’s patron saints, Peter and Paul on Sunday with a spectacular carpet of flowers along Via della Conciliazione and in Piazza Pio XII, near Piazza San Pietro. The traditional Infiorata Romana included a portrait of Pope Francis, as well as designs based on paintings by Italian old masters such as Botticelli.

Madonna del Magnificat in flowers, by candlelight

Infiorata Romana