By Fr. Jeffrey Kirby,Justin Gaeta
The Vatican, comprising the Apostolic Palace, St. Peter’s Basilica, and diverse different constructions, serves because the headquarters of the Catholic Church. It has performed so for almost millennium -- ever because the first Pope, St. Peter, made it his home.
Thousands of Catholics flock to the Vatican and its iconic basilica every year. whether you haven’t visited you’ve most likely watched with bated breath for smoke to upward thrust from in the back of the cupola through the election of a brand new pope, or have laid eyes at the new pontiff whilst he emerged from the balcony for the 1st time.
But what do you actually find out about this nice basilica and the town that homes it?
Here, Father Jeffrey Kirby takes you on a whirlwind journey of this little kingdom (yes, Vatican urban is its personal kingdom, truth # 2) and uncovers the secrets and techniques and dazzling evidence concerning the urban, and its recognized church.
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101 Surprising Facts About St. Peter's and the Vatican by Fr. Jeffrey Kirby,Justin Gaeta