Visit of José Manuel Barroso to the Holy See/Vatican City State
Holy See - St Peter's Basilica | Holy See - St Peter's Square
Paying tribute to the newly elected Pope and Head of the Vatican State, His Holiness Francis, José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, Martin Schulz, President of the EP, and Herman van Rompuy, President of the European Council, were in Vatican City on 19 March 2013 for the inaugural mass of Pope Francis. The three Presidents participated afterwards in the Ceremony of Salutation for Heads of State.
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||General views of St. Peter's Square (3 shots)
||Martin Schulz, President of the EP, José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, Herman van Rompuy, President of the European Council, and Geertrui Windels, wife of Herman van Rompuy, sitting in the public
||General atmosphere with Pope Francis (17 shots)
||Cutaway of Martin Schulz, José Manuel Barroso, Herman van Rompuy, Geertrui Windels, Antonio Tajani, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Industry and Entrepreneurship
||General atmosphere (10 shots)
||General view of St. Peter's Basilica
||Herman van Rompuy, José Manuel Barroso and Martin Schulz greeting Pope Francis (4 shots)