Pope Francis (C), escorted by Vicar General of Rome, Cardinal Angelo De Donatis (Rear C-R) and Rome mayor Roberto Gualtieri (R) pays a traditional visit on December 8, 2022 to the statue dedicated  to the Immaculate Conception near Piazza di Spagna in central Rome, celebrating the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. (Photo by Vincenzo PINTO / AFP) (Photo by VINCENZO PINTO/AFP via Getty Images)