Tag Archives: Sistine Chapel

Pope Francis baptized baby of couple with civil marriage only

This is interesting.
Today Pope Francis followed the custom of other Popes and baptized babies in the Sistine Chapel.
But wait!  There’s more!
I read in La Stampa that the parents of one of the babies isn’t married.
That is to say, the couple is … Continue reading

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Conclave concludes: Mass in the Sistine Chapel with Cardinals

His Holiness Pope Francis has begun his Mass in the Sistine Chapel with all the Cardinals. Thus we bring to an end the Conclave rites, though the conclave is officially over now. Some shots and comments (for as long a … Continue reading

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Very cool webpage

The Vatican websites have a couple really cool pages.
Here is one of them.

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New director of the Sistine Chapel Choir

This looooong overdue.   It is hard to understand what took Pope Benedict so long to take this important step for the improvement of papal liturgies in St. Peter’s Basilica.
Fr. Massimo Palombella was appointed as the director of the Sistine Chapel … Continue reading

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Ad orientem… so needed, so right

The Holy Father once again celebrates ad orientem for the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord.
What I think is important here is not only the image, nice as it is, but also the fact that there was no negative … Continue reading

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