The Bishop of Helsinki Teemu Sippo SCJ on Sunday, December 13, 2015, opened the Door of Mercy at St Henry's Cathedral as part of the Jubilee of Mercy proclaimed by Pope Francis. The celebration of the Gaudete Sunday High Mass began in St John's Lutheran Church in nearby Korkeavuorenkatu. From St John's there was a procession to the Cathedral, where the Bishop opened the Door of Mercy. After the opening of the door, Mass was celebrated in a crowded but joyous Cathedral.
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