Pics of the day: Barefoot man kneels in prayer in rain-drenched St. Peter’s Square

A touching scene of faith from St. Peter’s Square before the papal conclave today: A barefoot man in tattered garments knelt on the cobblestones and prayed, ignoring the pouring rain.

  • Netmilsmom

    There are saints amongst us.

    • CatHerder

      And Pharisees. I hope he makes out okay.

  • $23629333

    I appreciate his effort. However, all the praying in the world won’t change the fact that the Prevaricator-in-Chief will be with us for four more years.

  • Liberty

    That’s absolutely beautiful.

  • http://www.facebook.com/matt.indie Matt Indie John

    he is a hermit

  • sylvia

    one of the witnesses maybe

  • Luka

    It’s St. Francis…

  • Kimber

    Angel unaware or could it be one of the witnesses ?

  • Kimber

    Angel unaware or could it be one of the witnesses ?