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San Joaquin Women’s Penitentiary

Photo of the Day | published on 12/30/17

Martin Bernetti | AFP

Photo of the Day: December 30, 2017

An inmate cleans religious icons at the church of San Joaquin Women’s Penitentiary Center in preparation for the upcoming visit of Pope Francis next January 16 in Santiago, Chile. The San Joaquin Women’s Penitentiary Center, where 620 inmates serve their sentence, will be the first female prison in the world Pope Francis will visit.

Photography by Martin Bernetti for AFP

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