• Apse of Santa Maria dell 'Anima 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      On the right side of the apse is the tomb of the Pope Adrian VI, 1522-1523. As a reforming Pope his Pontificate was brief and he was the last non-Italian pope until the election of John Paul II in 1978.
    • Chapel of the Popes 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Veneration of deceased popes. Their cubiculum/chapel in catacomb of Callixtus.
    • Church of Saint Andrea al Quirinale 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Bernini's S Andrea built in 1659 near the Quirinale Palace, the residence of popes until 1870.
    • Close up of the central panels with Saints Paul and Peter 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Note the dominuative, kneeling pope receiving the keys.
    • The defensive tower/guest house 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The formerly defensive tower have become alternately a place of retreat for popes but are also used as a guest house.
    • John Paul II 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The Pope gestures during papal audience, surrounded by bishop and cardinal and Swiss guard.
    • Palazzo del Quirinale 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Since 1947 the official residence of the President of the Republic. It was begun in 1574 under Gregory XIII and from 1592 was the summer residence of the Pope. It remained the palace of the Popes until the unification of ...
    • A papal blessing 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The pope offering a blessing to the crowd in the Piazza on the occasion of a feast day of St. Peter from the balcony under the fastigium of St. Peter.
    • Papal insignia on the tower of St. John. 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Now used as a guest house it was refurbished by John XXIII in 1962.
    • Paul VI on the Papal throne 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      A temporary focal point was added to the hall by hanging one of the great tapestry from the Vatican museum, in this case a tapestry of the resurrection, which would later be replaced by a sculptor of the resurrection