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#Sistine Chapel

# sistine-chapel - Monday 2 May, 2016

WATCH: The Edge becomes the first rock musician to play in the Sistine Chapel

He played a set in the Vatican chapel on Saturday night for the participants of a conference on regenerative medicine.

# sistine-chapel - Friday 15 March, 2013

The Ordinary Pontiff: Pope Francis pays hotel bill, carries his own luggage

Francis brushed off years of tradition and formality with a remarkable break in style, sending a message that he will reject many of the trappings enjoyed by the now-retired Benedict XVI.

# sistine-chapel - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

From The42 Snapshot: Pope Francis makes first changes at the Vatican... Interior Design

Snapshot: Pope Francis makes first changes at the Vatican...

Now to get a Gabriela Sabatini statue in St Peter’s.

WATCH: Live video from the Vatican as Catholics await a new Pope Chimney Cam This post contains videos

WATCH: Live video from the Vatican as Catholics await a new Pope

If there’s white smoke, you’ll see it here. (If there’s black smoke, you’ll see that here too.)

Cardinals prepare for second day of conclave to elect new pope

There will be four ballots today – two in the morning and two in the afternoon – to try and choose a new pontiff.

# sistine-chapel - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Black smoke from chapel chimney means there's no pope yet

The Vatican made clear it didn’t expect a winner on the first ballot.

Explainer: How is a new Pope chosen?

There are currently 209 members of the College of Cardinals – but only 115 of them get a vote in choosing the new pontiff.

# sistine-chapel - Friday 1 March, 2013

Two popes, two resignations: Benedict XVI and Celestine V‎

There’s more than a few similarities between the only two men to have resigned the papacy by choice.

# sistine-chapel - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

A 12-century Irish saint reckons the next pope is the last

St Malachy – the first Irish saint to be canonised by a pope – had a prophecy concerning every pope between then and now.

# sistine-chapel - Monday 11 February, 2013

Glossary: Some of the terms you'll hear during the Papal election

Because of the Ingravescentem aetatem, not all of the College of Cardinals get to fill the Petrine ministry. Didn’t you know?

# sistine-chapel - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

First Irish TV, Titanic, a famous ceiling: the big anniversaries of 2012 Review 2012 This post contains videos

First Irish TV, Titanic, a famous ceiling: the big anniversaries of 2012

The Titanic disaster, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Anglo-Irish Treaty: 2012 has been a big year for commemorations. Here’s your guide to the bigger commemorations held this year.