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Bernini's famous baldacchino in St. Peter's Basilica.

Vatican arrests ex-employee for attempted extortion using allegedly stolen Bernini manuscript

Jun 6, 2024

By Hannah Brockhaus

The art historian and former Vatican employee was reportedly questioned and arrested by Vatican gendarmes on May 27. Read more

Bernini's baldacchino at the papal Mass on Jan. 1, 2024.

Vatican announces major restoration project in St. Peter’s Basilica

Jan 11, 2024

By Courtney Mares

The Vatican announced on Thursday that the soaring baldacchino over the main altar of St. Peter’s Basilica will undergo a... Read more