Pope blesses palms on Palm Sunday, calls for "humility"

March 29, 2015 5:21 PM

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Pope Francis presided on Sunday at the traditional liturgical celebration of Palm Sunday and the Passion of the Lord at St. Peter's Square, where he blessed palm fronds and olive branches and said that the "style" of Christians should be "humility."

Thousands of people came to St. Peter's Basilica, where the pontiff viewed the procession of the palms and gave his blessing at the first significant act during Holy Week, that commemorating the entry of Jesus into Jerusalem.

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