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June 2019 // Events in Rome.

June 2019 // Events in Rome.

June opens with the holiday of “Republic Day”  this Sunday! Rome is ready to celebrate the historic  referendum of 1946, with which the Italians abolished monarchy in favor of Republic. As per tradition, a parade will start from the Altare della Patria, where, at 9.15 am, President Mattarella will lay…
Rome in April // The Essentials

Rome in April // The Essentials

April is the most beautiful time of year to visit Rome. The whole month is rich of events and the climate is perfect for walking around among the beauties and wonders of the eternal city. Of course,  lots of people will be around, but with a good timetable and  an…
Liturgy of Christmas || Papal Mass in Rome

Liturgy of Christmas || Papal Mass in Rome

Just a few  hours are left to  the Christmas celebrations  held  by Pope Francis. At 9.30 pm, the Pontiff will start celebrating the Christmas Eve Mass inside the Papal Chapel Tomorrow for Christmas, at 12.00 , the Pope will give the blessing “Urbi et Orbi” from the central lodge of…
ST. PETER’S WEARS NEW LIGHTS AT CHRISTMAS

ST. PETER’S WEARS NEW LIGHTS AT CHRISTMAS

A new lighting system has just been installed on St. Peter’s dome, which had appeared like wrapped into darkness in the past nights precisely because renovation works were going on. All is now completed, and the brand new lights will be inaugurated today 19 December at about 6pm by Pope…