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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…
THE POPE’S SWISS GUARD: FIVE CENTURY OLD TRADITION

THE POPE’S SWISS GUARD: FIVE CENTURY OLD TRADITION

Swiss Guard’s birthday was celebrated just few days ago in the Vatican City: 22 January traditionally marks the official recruitment of this corp by the Holy Seat in order to guarantee the Pope’s safety. A fascinating story is at the origin of these guards’ proverbial loyalty to the chief of…