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(December 14, 2012) 5 Ways to Help the Pope on Twitter (and the greatest Vatican media project?) |Blogs | NCRegister.com

(December 14, 2012) 5 Ways to Help the Pope on Twitter (and the greatest Vatican media project?) |Blogs | NCRegister.com

Pope Pius XII During the holocaust he helped over 350,000 Jewish people to safety, hiding thousands in the Vatican and other churches, convents and rectories. Read more...

During the holocaust Pope Pius XII helped over Jewish people to safety, hiding thousands in the Vatican and other churches, convents and rectories.

Lightning strikes St Peter's dome at the Vatican on February 11, 2013. "Hours after Pope Benedict XVI stunned the world by announcing he would resign at the end of the month, a blinding shaft of lightning shot down from the heavens and struck the rod atop the white cross on St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican.AFP photographer Filippo Monteforte – his camera already trained on the Basilica’s cupola – pushed the button that yielded the image."

LOOK: Lightning Strikes St. Peter's Basilica After Pope Resigns

Vatican City : A lightning strikes St Peter’s dome at the Vatican on February Pope Benedict XVI announced today he will resign as leader of the world’s billion Catholics on February

The Vatican Library is the library of the Holy See and one of the oldest libraries in the world. It was established in 1475, but existed in early forms roughly since the beginning of the Catholic Church. The library has added to its collection over the years primarily through bequests and gifts. The Vatican Library currently holds over 1.1 million books, 75,000 manuscripts, and over 8,500 incunabula. The library owns the oldest complete manuscript of the Bible and many other important…

Although I dont like to think about the Church and their history of burning and banning books, the Vatican Apostolic Library in Rome is gorgeous, and one of the oldest libraries in the world.

Pope Francis leaves the Sistine Chapel after being elected pope and shortly before appearing for the first time on the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican March 13. The 76-year-old Jesuit became the first Latin American pope and will be installed March 19 as the leader of the world's more than 1 billion Catholics. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano)

Pope Francis leaves the Sistine Chapel after being elected pope and shortly before appearing for the first time on the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican March

the concordat being signed between the Nazis and the Christians

Concordat between the Vatican and the Nazis Von Papen left.

Pope walks past statue of Mary during general audience at Vatican  Pope Francis walks past a statue of Mary after praying in front of it during his general audience in St. Peters Square at the Vatican May 29. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Blessed Mother Mary is blessing the Pope, no doubt about it. Pope Francis walks past a statue of Mary after praying in front of it during his general audience in St. Peters Square at the Vatican May (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

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