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Vatican chapel with Michelangelo frescos restored

 In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano Monday, June 29, 2009, a researcher using laser technology during an examination...
 In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano Monday, June 29, 2009, a fresco showing what Vatican officials say is the oldest...
 Pope Benedict XVI delivers his blessing as he arrives at an audience he held for newly elevated metropolitan archbishops and their relatives, in the ...
 Pope Benedict XVI delivers his blessing at the end of an audience he held for newly elevated metropolitan archbishops and their relatives, in the Pop...

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In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano Monday, June 29, 2009, a researcher using laser technology during an examination...

VATICAN POPE

In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano Monday, June 29, 2009, a fresco showing what Vatican officials say is the oldest...

VATICAN POPE

Pope Benedict XVI delivers his blessing as he arrives at an audience he held for newly elevated metropolitan archbishops and their relatives, in the ...

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Pope Benedict XVI delivers his blessing at the end of an audience he held for newly elevated metropolitan archbishops and their relatives, in the Pop...

The Vatican says the restoration of a chapel that includes two Michelangelo frescoes has been completed.
The Cappella Paolina, or the Pauline Chapel, in the Apostolic Palace is used by the pope and is not open to the general public.
It contains Michelangelo frescoes depicting the Conversion of St. Paul and the Crucifixion of St. Peter.
Officials said Tuesday that the five-year


Updated : 2021-03-08 15:52 GMT+08:00