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Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel fresco celebrates its 500th anniversary

Michelangelo's fresco on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, one of the world's most iconic pieces of art, celebrated its 500th anniversary on Wednesday in Vatican City.

Seychelles President on official visit to the Vatican

Seychelles President James Michel has attended an audience with His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI, at the Holy See in Vatican City.

Queen Elisabeth II and Pope Benedict XVI to inaugurate unique event...

(eTN) - To commemorate the historic visit by HH Pope Benedict XVI to England and Scotland in September, the Victoria and Albert Museum, in collaboration with the Vatican Museums, will hold this “onc

Industry official: Pope’s visit to Cyprus will boost tourism

Nicosia - Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to Cyprus will have a positive effect on the tourism, Cypriot news agency CAN reports.

Define your position on Islam and peace, Islamists tell pope

AMMAN, Jordan (eTN) - Controversial remarks by Pope Benedict XVI about Islam and Prophet Mohammad in 2006 could catch up with him during his May visit to the Mideast.

Israel preps for pilgrims, pope’s visit

In preparation for Pope Benedict XVI's visit to Israel this May, the picturesque 40-mile 'Pilgrim's Route' has been revamped, complete with brand-new trails and signs to help guide travelers along the