Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Papal Photos Available at "Vatican Click"

Papal Photos Available at "Vatican Click"

VATICAN CITY, APRIL 25, 2007 ( In celebration of 30 years of service, the photo department of L'Osservatore Romano is offering "Vatican Click," an exposition of 11 papacies.

Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, Vatican secretary of state, presented the first showing on Tuesday. Starting today, the exposition is also available by Internet in English and Italian at

More than 5 million images are distributed among five categories: "Benedict XVI," "John Paul II," "John Paul I," "Paul VI" and "The Giordani Collection."

Vatican Click offers the possibility to see the faces of the last 11 popes and opens a window to daily life at the Vatican.

The exposition was organized by Salesian Father Giuseppe Colombara, of L'Osservatore Romano's photography department.

The showing is free and open to the public through May 27 in the Charlemagne Wing at the left colonnade of St. Peter's Square.

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