SAINT PETER: PRINCE OF THE APOSTLES

SAINT PETER: PRINCE OF THE APOSTLES

St. Peter is the most important of the 12 apostles, the very first Pope and, according to tradition, the guardian of the keys to the Kingdom of Heaven. Both St. Peter’s Basilica and the square on which it stands are named after him. His original name was Shimon...
CONCLAVE: THE ELECTION OF THE POPE

CONCLAVE: THE ELECTION OF THE POPE

Conclave is the name given to the procedure used to elect the Supreme Pontiff of the Catholic Church. The same term is used to refer to the place in which the cardinals assemble to cast their votes. The term Conclave comes from the Latin words cum (with) and clavis...
TOP 7 PLACES TO PRAY IN ST PETER’S

TOP 7 PLACES TO PRAY IN ST PETER’S

Whether you’re Catholic, christian or spiritual, you might desire to have a prayerful experience in St Peter’s Basilica. A moment of quiet reflection in such a beautiful and sacred place shouldn’t offend anyone.  It’s easy to find images of...