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Cathedral of Church of St. John

Cathedral Church of St. John

Music Swells in the vaults of the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine  (1047 Amsterdam Ave., at 112th St.).
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Basilica of St. John Lateran

Basilica of St. John Lateran

 

The Basilica of St. John Lateran is the oldest and first in rank of the four great basilicas on Rome.  It was built on a piece of land donated by Emperor Constantine the Great in 313.  It used to be called the Lateran Mansion.  Originally known as the Church of the Saviour, it was later dedicated both John, the Baptist and the Evangelist.

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The Basilica of St. Peter in Rome

The Basilica of St. Peter in rome

The Jubilee 2000 begins on Christmas Eve of December 25, 1999, with the opening of the Holy Door at St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, and ends with its closing on Epiphany, January 6, 2001.

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