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Pope sends condolences for victims of Turkish cargo jet crash

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Pope approves new decrees for the Causes of Saints

December 22, 2016. On Wednesday, December 21, Pope Francis authorized the following decrees for the Causes of Saints:

St. Valentine's Day Special: Wedding's at the Vatican


Jinane Kafrouny
Regency Wedding Planner

“We work with all types of weddings, from people of all nationalities, people from all over the world.”

The ceremonies are held inside the basilica’s Choir Chapel.

But according to Regency, a company that has organized wedding there for more than 23 years, the process starts months and months in advanced. It starts by sending all proper documentation to the Vatican including baptism, confirmation documents and a letter signed by the couples bishop with the perspective wedding dates.

Jinane Kafrouny
Regency Wedding Planner

“A certificate and a letter from a bishop that you can get married so you have to be recommended from their church that they are a good couple.”

Then, the couple must also contact their respective consulate in Italy for more paperwork to legalize the marriage and sign a check made out to St. Peter’s Basilica for 270 euros.

St. Peter’s Basilica presides over weddings at 10:30 in the morning on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursday’s and Fridays. It could be a long tedious process, but some say the result is worthwhile

Jinane Kafrouny
Regency Wedding Planner

It’s just amazing, it’s very beautiful, intimate as soon as you enter they close the door they have a wonderful organ we advise for them to have  tenor it’s just magical.”

A magical wedding inside the Church’s most significant basilicas, an idea of the picture perfect wedding in the heart of Christianity.