St. Peter's Basilica at Night

St. Peter's Basilica at Night
St. Peter's Basilica is central in the Roman Catholic Christian faith, for it is the Church and base of the Vatican. St. Peter's Basilica was the seat of the Papacy since the 1st century AD andlater home to Vatican City.

Traditionally it is said that The See of Rome was foundedby Saint Peter who first held the position of the Pope or Bishop of Rome. St. Peter's basilica in the Vatican is the largestreligious building in the world.


Today Rome has a Cathedral and morethan 900 Churches and some of the most important churches toCatholicism can be found here as well as many important Catholic institutes. Inthis sense, for people of the Catholic faith, Rome is morethan a tourist attraction but also a center for pilgrimage and Prayer.

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