The Colosseum
"As long as the Colosseum, there will Rome when the Colosseum falls, Rome will also fall, but when Rome falls, the world will fall"

Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy The special Jubilee of mercy & egrave; It was officially proclaimed by Pope Francis officially with the delivery and reading bubble Misericordiae Vultus which took place Saturday, April 11 2015 during the celebration of the first vespers of Divine Mercy Sunday.
Previously announced by the pope March 13, 2015, the Jubilee of Mercy will begin on December 8, 2015 ending November 20, 2016 .

The choice of that date & egrave; random, falling on that day the fiftieth anniversary of the conclusion of the Second Vatican Council, which took place in 1965.



The Opening of the Holy Door The introductory rite of the Jubilee & egrave; the opening of the Holy Door, a door that is open only during the Holy Year, while in other years it remains walled. Have a Holy Door the four major basilicas of Rome: St. Peter, St. John Lateran, St. Paul Outside the Walls and St. Mary Major, the Holy Doors of the other Basilicas will open after the opening of the Holy Door of St. Peter's Basilica. The rite of opening the Holy Door symbolically expresses the concept that, during the Jubilee, it is offered to the faithful an extraordinary journey to safety.


Appointments on Tuesday 8 December 2015
Solemnity & agrave; Immaculate Conception
Opening of the Holy Door of St. Peter's Basilica.

Sunday, December 13, 2015
Third Sunday of Advent
Opening of the Holy Door of the Basilica of St. John Lateran, and in the cathedrals of the world.

on Friday January 1, 2016
Solemnity & agrave; of Mary, Mother of God
World Day for Peace.
Opening of the Holy Door of the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore

Monday 25 January 2015
Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul
Opening of the Holy Door of the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls.


The Jubilee on the ancientness In ancient times, among the Jews, the Jubilee year was declared a saint falling every 50 years, in which it was meant to restore equality to all the children of Israel, offering new possibilities & agrave; to families who had lost their property and even the freedom staff.
The rich, however, the jubilee year reminded that the time would come when their Israelite slaves would once again become their equals, they could claim their rights.

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