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A glimpse of The Holy City

Where: Vatican City

Flight: The nearest airport: Leonardo Da Vinci (Fiumicino) International Airport (FCO) (around €130/person from Stockholm, round trip)

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Weekend Trips

What is the Epiphany and when in 2017 is it? Here are 10 facts about the history and meaning of Three Kings Day

By Rozina Sabur
The Telegraph

6 JANUARY 2017 • 3:11PM .

Here are 10 facts about the history and meaning of Three Kings Day. Pope Francis will celebrate the feast day with a Holy Mass in St Peter’s Basilica. 706 more words

New McDonald’s location inside Vatican City draws controversy

McDonald’s has opened a franchise just steps away from the gleaming white marble dome of St. Peter’s Basilica, giving indigestion to some cardinals and local business owners. 364 more words


Pope Francis reminds us that we are all children of the divine Mother of God.

Pope Francis a constant reminder that we have hope, and that we are of one body, and that is of the divine mother of God. On New Year’s Day, in St. 174 more words

102. Pope Sergius II 844-847

Pope Sergius II was a terrible Pope. He came to the chair of Peter through violent intimidation from his supporters and then spent the entirety of his term basically crippled with gout. 291 more words

Pope Francis' Christmas Message Wishes Peace For Troubled World

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VATICAN CITY (CBSNEWS/AP) – Pope Francis has wished Christmas peace for people scarred by wars and those who lost loved ones to terrorism that he says is sowing “fear and death” in many cities and countries. 119 more words


Pope Francis Celebrates Christmas Eve Mass In Packed St. Peter's Basilica

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VATICAN CITY (CBSNEWS/AP) – Pope Francis celebrated Christmas Eve Mass in a packed St. Peter’s Basilica on Saturday, rounding out a year marked by his pleas for the world to better protect innocents caught up in wars, migrations and abject poverty. 70 more words