Catholic Culture Podcasts
Catholic Culture Podcasts
Catholic World News

Bernini’s baldachin masterpiece disappears from public view until jubilee year

February 23, 2024

» Continue to this story on CNS

CWN Editor's Note: Gian Lorenzo Bernini famed baldachin in St. Peter’s Basilica is being cleaned and restored for the 2025 Jubilee Year.

Father Enzo Fortunato, the basilica’s spokesman, told Catholic News Service that the restoration, funded by the Knights of Columbus, is the first since the seventeenth century.

The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.


For all current news, visit our News home page.

Sound Off! supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a current donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.