At St Peter’s Basilica-1

02 Sept. Vatican. At the spiritual, geographical centre of Catholicism

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The wall of massive pillars that surrounds the tiny Vatican City

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–>POV from St Peter’s Basilica

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–> The preatorium in front of the Basilica

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–> The Vatican Police guarding the Basilica

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–> Another view of the Wall

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–> St Peter’s statue in the preatorium

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–> Canopy of the Basilica

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–> The Pieta by Michealangelo, 1499; he was only 22 when he started the work!

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–>a Pople

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–> St Sebastian

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–> St Peter’s Tomb inside the Basilica, over which this complex structure is erected

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–>St Bruno

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–>The Altar of St Peter’s

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–> A Confessional

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–>It is a spiritual journey through the Basilica; you see hundreds of tourists sitting and praying in the Basilica.

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–> A scene from the Acts of the Apostles, The Bible: Saphira falls down and dies after trying to bluff St Peter about the money

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–>The list of the Popes since St Peter till Pope John Paul-II

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–>Reverse-View: from the balcony of the Basilica

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–> The Guards

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–>St Andrew, the apostle

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–>St Helen

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–>St Ignatius at the feet of Mother Mary, at the Jesuit Residence Canisio

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2 thoughts on “At St Peter’s Basilica-1

  1. Amazing post! Great pictures! You look like you’re having a great time! Also, the thumbnail icon for your post on Feedly was the first picture (the map of Rome) not that guru – so it’s gone now. Best wishes and prayers from Birmingham, Peter

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