Work moves slowly forward on massive cleaning project in St. Peter's Square
Catholic World News - March 15, 2012
Vatican workers are making steady progress on a massive restoration project: cleaning the marble columns of the famous Bernini colonnade around St. Peter’s Square.
Begun in 2009, the work is expected to take another 3 years. Progress is slow because the workers must be careful not to chip the marble and because they must allow full access to St. Peter’s Square for pilgrims and tourists.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our April expenses ($26,663 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!