Latest News on Sistine Chapel
Showing of 0 - 10 from 7 results
Sistine Chapel - Total results - 7
May 02, 2016
U2 guitarist The Edge makes history as he rocks Sistine Chapel for cancer awarenessThe Edge, lead guitarist with the Irish band U2, has become the first rock star to play in the Sistine Chapel
Mar 14, 2013
Live: Argentinian Jorge Bergoglio elected pope, takes name Pope FrancisThe Papal Conclave has elected Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio as the new Bishop of Rome. Bergoglio has chosen the name Francis.
Mar 13, 2013
What is the Papal Conclave smoke made of?The Vatican is revealing what the smoke signals emerging from the Sistine Chapel chimney are made of, after the stir caused by how much more distinct the black smoke in this conclave has been compared to the past.
Mar 13, 2013
Did you know: Vatican smoke signals were first made to protest Italy?While 115 cardinals remain sequestered in the Vatican until they elect the Church's 266th pontiff, faithful gathered outside at St. Peter's Square have their eyes fixed on a two-meter (six-foot) high chimney fixed atop the Sistine Chapel waiting for white smoke to billow out of the chimney, signalling the election of a new Pope.
Mar 08, 2013
Cardinal electors arrive in Rome, no date set for conclaveAt his daily press briefing Thursday, Vatican spokesman Federico Lombardi said no date had yet been set for the conclave.
Mar 06, 2013
Sistine Chapel closed ahead of conclave to elect new PopeIn a message on its website, the Vatican Museums said it would still be possible to visit the complex but the renaissance Sistine Chapel, the Borgia Apartment and the modern religious art collection would be off-limits to tourists.
Feb 11, 2013
Two Kerala cardinals among those to vote for new PopeTwo cardinals from Kerala are among the four from the country to leave for Vatican to cast their vote in elections for a new pope to replace Pope Benedict XVI.