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Rome considers bid for 2024 Olympic Games

...in Naples.How about badminton or archery in St. Peter's Square?Italian Premier Matteo Renzi announced Monday that...will host archery in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro."St. Peter's Square could fit right in ? if the pope agrees," Francesco...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-12-15/rome-considering-bid-202
Thousands fill St. Peter's to mark anniversary of John Paul's death

VATICAN CITY - St. Peter's Square twinkled with the lights of tens of thousands of candles...Subito" - a reference to the banners that filled St. Peter's Square during the pope's April 8 funeral calling for him...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/03/rel_75576.shtml
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Christmas tree is placed in St. Peter's

...CITY - The pope's Christmas tree arrived in St. Peter's Square Thursday, after two days of travel from the Alpine...native Poland. The idea of a Christmas tree in St. Peter's Square also comes from the Polish pope, who introduced the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/10/rel_436865.shtml
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Lights flicker on at Vatican's Christmas tree

...children lit up the Vatican's Christmas tree in St. Peter's Square on Wednesday, with shimmering lights reflected in...of Christmas. The idea of a Christmas tree in St. Peter's Square comes from the Polish pope, who introduced the first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/16/rel_437357.shtml
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Pope presiding over Holy Week schedule

...including Easter Mass in St. Peter's Square and a Good Friday appearance at...patrols have been increased in St. Peter's Square and security officers inspect...assassination attempt in St. Peter's Square. Earlier Tuesday, the Vatican...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/03/rel_410955.shtml
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Tens of thousands flock to beatification of Mother Teresa

...rich and poor, royal and regular - flooded St. Peter's Square on Sunday for the beatification of Mother Teresa...the service, held on a sunny Roman morning. St. Peter's Square and the streets feeding into it overflowed with pilgrims...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/20/rel_397849.shtml
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Pope appears in good form during address

...relatively clear voice during his Sunday address at St. Peter's Square, his second since being released from the hospital...pontiff's only public appearance was a week ago at St. Peter's Square, when he let an aide read most of his remarks. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/21/rel_444164.shtml
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Pope Francis superhero street art removed

...The white caped crusader pope, which was actually painted on paper and affixed to the wall with water-based glue, had drawn immense popular interest around the Borgo neighborhood of tiny cobblestoned streets near St. Peter's Square.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-01-31/pope-francis-superhero-street-art-r
Pope John Paul II dies at 84

...000 that had gathered in St. Peter's Square below the pope's still-lighted...A Mass was scheduled for St. Peter's Square for 10:30 a.m. (4:30 a...thousands of young people were in St. Peter's Square on Friday evening. Navarro-Valls...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/02/met_449113.shtml
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Pope formally assumes role

...Catholics. The pope's first major homily in St. Peter's Square also was noteworthy for what it left out: no mention...ceremony closed with Benedict traveling through St. Peter's Square in a white, uncovered vehicle. He stood and greeting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/25/rel_451342.shtml
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