Sunday, February 22, 2009

Feast of the Chair of Peter

From our Rome correspondent.
Whether it is Sunday or not today is the Feast of the Chair of St Peter in Rome, Bernini's great Shrine of the Chair, which actually does contain a Roman cathedra long venerated as belonging to the first Bishop of Rome is decked with candles and the bronze statue of St Peter is vested in ring, triregno and cope.
These photographs are huge, so click to see them.

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