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Day 6: Rome, am to pm

From the quiet of an early Mass at St Peter’s Basilica to the surprising colours of the Sistine Chapel’s famed ceiling, there was plenty for pilgrims to appreciate during a visit to the independent city-state that is the Pope’s home. 624 more words

World Youth Day 2016

Thursday Holy Door

The Holy Door of St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican.

You cannot appreciate this structure’s enormous size from either of my photos but when visiting in person it is quite magnificent. 75 more words


The Vatican Museum - July 5

Dealing with some insomnia so I have been tinkering with WordPress trying to organize the blog posts. I absolutely hate how one blog entries pile on top of each other. 471 more words


The Vatican

Vatican City:

Vatican City is its own walled off sovereign city-state of roughly 100 acres within the city of Rome. There are also 3 papal basilicas within the city of Rome that are part of Vatican Jurisdiction. 1,507 more words


How to Visit the Vatican Like a Pro

“When life gets you down, remember to look up.” 

The Vatican in Rome, Italy is without a doubt one of the most beautiful buildings in the world. 334 more words

Day 1: Rome, pm

Some highlights of the Bus 5 journey so far …

Roma, here we come!!! Bus group leader Glen Thompson and pilgrims, board a connecting flight to Rome from Hong Kong. 105 more words

World Youth Day 2016

A Call for a Mass for LGBT People at the Vatican

Today’s post is from guest blogger Benjamin Brenkert, a contributor to The Daily Beast.  Brenkert will pursue doctoral studies in education at Columbia University, New York, in the fall.   622 more words