— Days Without Shea —

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Although Mass took two and 1/2 hours, Lady Kingman said it did not feel that long. Here is Pope Benedict processing up to the altar:

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During Mass, Lady Kingman said she was amazed at how quiet 50,000 church-goers could get. Occasionally in the silence, a lone voice would scream out “Viva Papa,” and a few other folks would join in. The Pope smiled and waved at these outbursts:

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Lady Kingman also said praying the “Our Father” with 50,000 people was interesting. Here’s a shot of Yankee Stadium’s upper deck:

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Handing out Communion took a small army of priests. Here they are:

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And here the priests are, filtering into the stands to give out Communion:

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Pope at Yankee Stadium - Complete Coverage:

Pope Benedict XVI at Yankee Stadium, Before Mass: Loge13 Roadtrip
Pope Benedict XVI Arrives At Yankee Stadium: Loge13 Roadtrip
Pope Benedict XVI Saying Mass At Yankee Stadium: Loge13 Roadtrip
Pope Benedict XVI Leaving Yankee Stadium: Loge13 Roadtrip




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