We know that any place of worship, be it a temple, or a church, or a mosque, is cherished for its spiritual and cultural values. However, some of these religious buildings are more impressive than others. Whenever you look at them, there’s usually one question that comes to mind: how much money did it cost to build this masterpiece?
Most people in the world believe that, apart from the two holy cities that people journey to in search of God, there are no other places. This is not true. There are many other ways in which people worship God, and those religions too have their holy places where people journey on pilgrimage.
When it comes to a country being tiny and unique, there's hardly anyone that you can find as the Vatican City, one of the two countries sandwiched in Italy with the other one being San Marino. The Vatican City, is a sovereign state that gained independence from Italy in 1929 and is now a distinct territory under full leadership and authority of the Holy See, is located in the City of Rome, Italy.
There is a popular saying that no man is an island. What this means is that no human on earth is self-sufficient. No matter how influential and powerful one is, you must rely on others for a thing or two to be able to thrive. Supreme Pontiff, head of state of Vatican City and leader of the Roman Catholic Church Pope Francis has sent a strong message to the Christian community especially Catholics by asking them to pray for him specially.
There are 3 countries in the world that are entirely enclaved within a single country. 1. Vatican City. Vatican City is an independent country located inside the city of Rome. Vatican City gained independence from Italy in 1929, and with a total land mass of just 0.47 Km², it is known as the smallest country in the world in terms of both land mass and population
Sovereign ruler of Vatican City and head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis has reacted to the incessant manslaughter, killings and death in Africa. The Pope made his thoughts known via his official Twitter handle while reacting to the sad news of a massacre that took place in Burkina Faso.
A lot will have wondered where most of the public figures and internet sensations actually live in real life, the likes of presidents, ministers, celebrities, and of course the Pope.I recently wrote an article that outlined the features of the biggest palace in the world, but this article will give you a tour of the official premises which the Pope calls home.
Church is a building used for Christian worship or the physical buildings where Christians worship. Over the years the architectural designs of church buildings keeps changing. From Large structures church buildings around the world to the smallest local Assembly they all represent impressive architectural styles and many sacred materials.
The Vatican or Catholic Church however way you choose to call it is an organization known for its vast knowledge and vast resources. But in all honestly, the institution has always been known as a very mysterious organization, owing to its very headquarter's mysterious perceptive outlook.
The Vatican City perhaps ranks as one of the most interesting cities in the world. One of the most respected and most revered, considering that it has served as the home of Pope's for so long and the home of one of Christianity's most notable organizations.
The Vatican city became independent of Italy's jurisdiction as its nation on February 11, 1929, the treaty that established this ruling was called the Lateran Treaty. The aim was to establish the Vatican city as its own city-state that is independent of any rule only led by the Pope and Rome.
The smallest internationally recognized country in the world is Vatican City. In terms of land mass, Vatican City is only 0.49Km². For comparison, Obudu cattle ranch in Calabar is 24Km². Just trying to give you a hint of how small it is. Below are 9 interesting facts about Vatican City that you should know.
Soldiers are men of the military, in different parts of the world, who have taken a solemn oath to protect, safeguard and keep the properties and lives of civilians safe, Soldiers also make sure a country is safe to be in and they help prevent any calamity from befalling on any country, which they render services to.
FG expended $5bn fighting poverty The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajia Sadiya Farouq, has said the Federal Government expended over $5bn since 2016 to fight poverty in the country. The minister said the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.
Air transportation is the most preferred form of transportation for most individuals, top celebrities, Politicians, top organizations and Footballers. It tops other forms of transportation due to its distance connection and speed that are possible with airports and planes. It’s rare to find a country without airports.
In all the countries around the world, men and women are allowed to get married, to their loved ones and bear large numbers of children as they may desire. But in Vatican City, men and women are not allowed to get married to each other, so therefore, they are also not allowed to give birth to children, and there is no hospital or maternity for childbirth, because of the country's religious beliefs.
Following the recent rise in the death toll of civilians in the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian crisis, the Pope and leader of the Vatican City, Pope Francis has broken silence, lamenting the death of children as a destruction of the future.[Pictures used are for illustrative purposes] The Crisis on Sunday entered the seventh day, with over 140 Palestinians and 10 Israeli citizens confirmed dead from constant military barrage through air raids and rocket launches.
The Supreme Bishop of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis has promised the Federal Government of Nigeria that he is willing to assist Nigeria conquer her insecurity challenge. He therefore admitted that Ambassador Paul Oga Adikwu who is the Nigerian Ambassador to the Holy see, sent him a letter of traction.
The Catholic Pontiff, Pope Francis, has indicated his readiness to collaborate with the Federal Government of Nigeria in ending the rising insecurity being witnessed in Nigeria including other countries within the Sub-Saharan Africa. The Pope made his assurance known when he acknowledged a letter of credence from the Ambassador of Nigeria to the Holy See, Vatican City, Paul Oga Adikwu who paid him a courtesy call.
There are thousands of rich men of God on earth, most of them are either senior pastors by the selection, election, or because they are the founders of the church. But also, there are other churches whose leaders only change when one dies or retires.