While the history of the relic that I call the Holy Diamond begins in Jerusalem, the novel The Holy Diamond begins in the Vatican Museums – an enormously rich collection of paintings, sculptures, furnishings, monastic books, and liturgical items spanning the entire history of the Catholic Church. 746 more words
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General audiences with the Pope are held every Wednesday at St. Peter’s Square.
The January 8 audience, earlier this year, was probably the thing I looked forward to the most during our trip. 695 more words
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – On Tuesday night, the Vatican canceled a private meeting Gov. Tom Corbett was scheduled to have with Pope Francis in Rome.
But the governor still met the Pope on Wednesday morning with about a hundred thousand on-lookers. 341 more words