05 July 2011

vatican secret archives to go on public display february 2012

via: twitter @news_va_en


Gregory VII’s 'Dictatus papae' of (1073-1085); Clement VII's letter to the English parliament on the matrimonial cause of Henry VIII (1530), and the codex of the trial of Galileo Galilei (1616-1633) are just some of historic treasures set to leave the Vatican for the first time in centuries.

They will go on public display on Rome’s Capitol Hill in a groundbreaking exhibition due to open February 2012.

"'Lux in Arcana' - the Vatican Secret Archives unveiled", is the title of the exhibit ... read more