Bishop Whalon presents pope with Book of Common Prayer

Posted Apr 19, 2013
Photo/Vatican photo service

Photo/Vatican photo service

[Episcopal News Service] Bishop Pierre Whalon, of the Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe, on March 20 presented Pope Francis, or the bishop of Rome, a special, black leather-bound edition of the Spanish-English selections from the Book of Common Prayer, published by the Convocation. Whalon was part of an Anglican delegation attending the pope’s installation led by the Archbishop of York, and among the first audience to be seen by the pope in the Clement VIII audience room.

Whalon was a guest at the installation and the audience of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity. You can read about his experience here.