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As regional coronavirus restrictions ease, Vatican museums reopen to the public

VATICAN CITY  -- As coronavirus restrictions eased slightly in most parts of Italy Feb. 1, the Vatican Museums reopened to the public after a...

At Vatican Museums, new measures and protocols to ensure safety of...

ROME -- As Italian authorities prepare to slowly relax lockdown restrictions in the country, a Vatican City official said it will enact new measures...

Raphael’s tapestries briefly return to Sistine Chapel

VATICAN CITY — An artistic masterpiece conceived by the Renaissance master Raphael was on display for one week in the Sistine Chapel to help...

Vatican firefighter says St. Peter’s at much less risk than Notre...

VATICAN CITY  -- After the devastating fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris April 15, Romans and tourists could not help looking at St....

Holy Stairs in Vatican to be uncovered for public to climb

VATICAN CITY  — For the first time in 300 years, the marble steps of the Holy Stairs will be free from the thick wooden...

Shining a light on St. Paul: Archaeological site renovated

VATICAN CITY — Turning an archaeological discovery into an appealing, informative site for tourists takes more than just digging interesting remains and ruins out...

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