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Man builds replica of St Peter's Basilica with 36,000 toothpicks

Dec 26, 2017

The Eiffel Tower, the Colosseum, the Statue of Liberty, the Taj Mahal; these are just some of the monuments that... Read more

Pilgrims wait in the rain in St. Peter's Square March 13, 2013 to see what color smoke will come out of the chimney of the Sistine Chapel.

Pope gives 300 umbrellas to Rome's homeless amid downpour

Feb 5, 2015

After several days of rain and dreary weather that has not yet cleared, the Vatican’s papal almoner has distributed 300... Read more

Construction begins on new showers inside the public restrooms just off the Vatican's St. Peter's Square, Nov. 17, 2014.

Coming soon to the Vatican: haircuts for Rome's homeless

Jan 30, 2015

The Vatican’s continued efforts to help the homeless of Rome have expanded beyond showers and bathrooms at St. Peter’s Square,... Read more

Workers at the Vatican restore part of the Bernini colonnade in early 2014.

St. Peter's Square restorations to be completed for Easter, canonizations

Mar 1, 2014

The restoration of the Bernini colonnade and other historic pieces in St. Peter’s Square will be finished by Easter, in... Read more