Tag: St. Peter’s Square

Vatican closes St. Peter’s Square, Basilica to tourists through April 3

Vatican closes St. Peter’s Square, Basilica to tourists through April 3

| Carol Glatz | March 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

In cooperation with Italian emergency measures, the Vatican has closed St. Peter’s Square and Basilica to tourists starting March 10 through April 3.

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Vatican opens medical clinic for the homeless

Vatican opens medical clinic for the homeless

| Cindy Wooden | December 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Just before Christmas the Vatican announced it had opened a new medical clinic for the homeless and the poor, expanding services previously offered in a small space just outside St. Peter’s Square.

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True Christmas celebrates Jesus, who is tender, humble, pope says

True Christmas celebrates Jesus, who is tender, humble, pope says

| Carol Glatz | December 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

With Christmas just over a week away, visitors came to St. Peter’s Square with their Baby Jesus figurines for a traditional blessing by the pope.

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Pope makes surprise visit to mobile clinic in St. Peter’s Square

Pope makes surprise visit to mobile clinic in St. Peter’s Square

| November 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis made a surprise visit to a mobile health care facility set up in St. Peter’s Square to serve the city’s homeless and poor. Pope Francis made a surprise visit to a mobile health care facility set up in St. Peter’s Square to serve the city’s homeless and poor.

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