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St Peters Basilica In Vatican, Authoritative Tour, Part 1
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St Peters Basilica In Vatican, Authoritative Tour, Part 1

This article is the first in a series that will take the reader on a tour of the grandest church in Christendom, the St Peters Basilica in the Vatican. For centuries, countless people journeyed to St Peters Basilica to witness its splendid masterpieces, gorgeous architecture, and significant historical monuments. The church attracted pilgrims on a spiritual mission, seeking strength to be better disciples and those praying for spiritual or physical healing. It also drew anyone wanting to pay their respects at the tomb of St Peter. I encourage you to think of this series as not just a source of information but an invitation to breathe in one of the holiest sites in Christianity and to pray and make your pilgrimage from home. St Peters Basilica in Rome, A History Caligula built a s...