The Beatification of Paul VI: a Simple Guide to a Momentous Occasion


Beatification, which could be likened in gravitas to a papal election, is a moment of joy and celebration for the Vatican and the Catholic community all around the world. Thousands of devotees make a pilgrimage to Rome to witness this memorable event. The upcoming Beatification of Paul VI will take place on October 19th – here’s what you need...

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5 Tips for Major Events in St Peter’s Square


You can see St Peter's Square empty only at night The Vatican is expecting millions of people in Rome on Sunday, April 27 for the canonization of two popes: Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II. This is a unique and historic event because no pope has ever made two other popes saints on the same day. However millions of people in St Peter’s...

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