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www.masstimes.org - Mass times when traveling around the US

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St. Peter's Basilica The largest Church in the world, where the Pope, as universal pastor, presides. The burial place of St. Peter, deep in the 'archival labrynth' of the old Roman cemetery.

St. Mary Major The largest Church in the world dedicated to Mary the Mother of Jesus. Contains pieces of the original 'manger' from Bethlehem. Burial place of many popes.

St. John Lateran The Cathedral of Rome, where the pope - as Bishop of Rome - presides over the Archdiocese of Rome. Dedicated to St. John the Baptist, also contains the remains of St. John the Evangelist, brought from Ephesus after the destruction of the Basilica of St. John where he was originally buried. The residence of the Popes until the fourteenth century.

Click on the building number to view the room.

 
 
You can view the entire room, including the ceiling. The music is just beautiful. The Vatican you have never seen before!

INSTRUCTIONS: After you link on the site below and select an image and it appears, then:
HOLD DOWN THE LEFT MOUSE BUTTON AND SLOWLY MOVE THE CURSOR AROUND THE ROOM.  You can also zoom in.


St. Paul's Outside The Walls The burial place of St. Paul in 64 AD. Built by Constantine in the 4th century. Parts were rebuilt many times, with the original apse and the baptistery intact.

The Sistine Chapel With the famous ceiling and 'reardos' of Michael Angelo. The room where popes are elected during the conclave. Named after Pope Sixtus IV who built it in 1477. Pope Julius II commissioned Michael Angelo to paint the ceiling and the reardos.