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Museum exhibit showcases St. Peter's Basilica, site of Vatican

...celebrated by the pope in St. Peter's Basilica, the home of the church and...the New Haven museum. St. Peter's Basilica is built over the tomb of the...the year 324. The first St. Peter's Basilica was a giant wooden structure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/21/liv_393775.shtml
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500th anniversary of St. Peter's Basilica celebrated

...The Vatican is marking the 500th anniversary of St. Peter's Basilica with an exhibit featuring Michelangelo's model of...contribution of such celebrated architects as the new St. Peter's Basilica," said Cardinal Francesco Marchisano, archpriest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/22/rel_78393.shtml
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Pope celebrates midnight Mass

...Christmas on Friday by celebrating Midnight Mass at St. Peter's Basilica, praying that world leaders will strive for peace...with metal detectors before letting them into St. Peter's Basilica. Police cars ringed the piazza, and officers patrolled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/25/rel_438115.shtml
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Pope calls for negotiated solutions to nuclear crises

...his place at a canopied altar on the steps of St. Peter's Basilica. On Christianity's most joyous day, Pope Benedict...to the world" - from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica. Easter is when Christians celebrate a core belief...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/17/rel_77789.shtml
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Pope celebrates solemn Easter Vigil

...Francis processed into a darkened and silent St. Peter's Basilica at the start of the service, in which the faithful...stunned the world by emerging from the loggia of St. Peter's Basilica after his election with a simple "Brothers and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2013-03-31/pope-celebrates-solemn-eas
Argentine elected new pope

...pontiff from the loggia of St. Peter's Basilica."You know that the work of...standing on the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica on Wednesday revealed the identity...pope!" - as the bells of St. Peter's Basilica and churches across Rome pealed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-03-13/argentine-elected-new-pope
Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger of Germany elected new pope

...pope in centuries, emerged onto the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica, where he waved to a wildly cheering crowd of tens...elected pope Tuesday, from the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica. He chose the name of Benedict XVI. --- "Dear...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/20/rel_450831.shtml
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New access given to public for Lateran Palace, early church in Rome

...springs to mind - the home of popes and the colonnaded square that welcomes visitors into the massive, marbled St. Peter's Basilica at its core. But the first organized church in Rome was actually built across the Tiber River in the fourth century...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/17/rel_401411.shtml
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World gets first glimpse of late pope

...broad boulevard leading to St. Peter's Basilica. They clutched rosaries and...was to lie in state at St. Peter's Basilica. The College of Cardinals...buried in the crypts below St. Peter's Basilica, but some have suggested the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/04/rel_449389.shtml
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Time of renewal

...watched live on Christmas Eve as the pope opened a previously sealed door, designated the jubilee door, at St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. The open door is a reminder of God's mercy and the possibility of reconciliation and renewal. Other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/01/liv_276986.shtml
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