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Swiss Guards celebrate 518 years in 2024. The Vatican will hold its annual ceremony to swear in new recruits into the Swiss Guards, the world's smallest army, on Monday 6 May. The pomp-filled event, held in the S. Da...
Another major Jubilee 2025 project gets underway in Rome. Rome has started works to transform the piazza in front of the papal Archbasilica of St John Lateran, or San Giovanni in Laterano, for the Vatican's Jubilee Year...
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Way of the Cross at Colosseum in 2024. The annual Via Crucis or Way of the Cross ceremony led by Pope Francis will take place at the Colosseum on Good Friday, 29 March, from 21.00 until 23.30. The torchlit procession...
English-language religious services in Rome at Easter. All Saints’ Anglican Church, Via del Babuino 153/b, tel. 0636001881.24 March. Palm Sunday 10.30.28 March. Maundy Thursday Eucharist. 19.00.29 March. Good Friday. Th...
First restoration of Baldachin since the 18th century. St Peter's Baldachin, the gilded bronze canopy that towers over the Vatican basilica's high altar, is being restored for the first time in 250 years. Designed by...
Rome to become "open-air construction site" as city prepares for influx of pilgrims in 2025. Rome mayor Roberto Gualtieri has pledged that the slew of public construction projects underway in the Italian capital ahead o...
2023 Christmas schedule at St Peter's. Pope Francis will celebrate the 'Midnight Mass' at St Peter's Basilica in the Vatican on Christmas Eve at 19.30. Despite its name, the Christmas Eve Mass has not been celebrated...
A short guide to Christmas cribs and Nativity scenes to visit in Rome over the festive season. 100 Presepi The 2023 edition of 100 Presepi, Rome's international nativity crib exhibition, takes place under the colonnade...
Becciu expected to appeal sentence by Vatican court. Cardinal Angelo Becciu was convicted by a Vatican criminal court on Saturday of embezzlement and fraud and sentenced to five and a half years in jail in a historic ru...
Italy marks 800 years since first Nativity scene in Greccio. The pilgrimage town of Assisi in Italy's central Umbria region lights up this Christmas in honour of the first living Nativity scene created by St Francis in...
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English-language religious services in Rome for the 2023 Christmas season. Wanted in Rome has put together a list of the times of Christmas religious services and Masses in English in Rome for 2023. For the programme of...
Pontiff says he will simplify papal funeral ritual. Pope Francis said his tomb is "already prepared" in the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome, in an exclusive interview with Mexican broadcaster N+, reported by th...
Jesolo hosts 12 giant sand sculptures this Christmas Sculptors from around the world return to Jesolo, a seaside resort near Venice in north-east Italy, for an annual sand festival dedicated to religious art. The 202...
Vatican lights up Christmas tree on Saturday. The Vatican will unveil this year's Nativity scene and light up its Christmas tree at a ceremony in St Peter's Square on Saturday 9 December at 17.00. The Vatican's mange...
100 Presepi returns to Piazza San Pietro. The 2023 edition of 100 Presepi, Rome's international Nativity crib exhibition, takes place under the colonnade of St Peter's Square from 9 December until 7 January 2024. A f...
Vatican to light up Christmas tree and Nativity Scene on 9 December. This Christmas in St Peter's Square, the Vatican will evoke the first living Nativity scene of St Francis on the 800th anniversary of its creation in...
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