For nearly two millenia, since Saint Peter made it his home, the Vatican has served as the headquarters for the Catholic Church. At the selection of each new pope, Catholics world-wide watch for the white smoke that indicates the election of a new pope. Thousands upon thousands at a time flock to Saint Peter's square at momentous occasions in history. Join Father Jeffrey Kirby on a whirlwind tour of this little country - see fact #2 - for everything from little tidbits of information to the deeply theological meaning woven into its design.
101 Surprising Facts About St. Peter’s and the Vatican
- Author: Jeffrey Kirby
- Binding: Paperback
- 120 Pages
- ISBN: 9781618906878