Twice a year, typically before Christmas and Easter, a select team of Vatican workers breaks out its polyester dusters, vacuum cleaner and bronze polishing fluid to clean Gian Lorenzo Bernini's 100-foot-high, 63-ton Baldacchino, the massive bronze canopy over the main altar in St. Peter's Basilica.
Christmas dusting in St. Peter’s
Aleteia - published on 03/08/13
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