The Vatican museums – paintings dedicated to the martyrs, the queen of heaven,
the triple tiara, gold & silver worship items.
Constantine can be credited with the some the major church sites in Rome as he transformed Christianity into the state religion. Construction of St Peters began by orders of the Roman Emperor Constantine I between 318 and 322, and took about 30 years to complete. Over the next twelve centuries, the church gradually gained importance, eventually becoming a major place of pilgrimage in Rome. On the busiest days more than 25,000 visitors a day pass through the sistine chapel.
In the Catholic tradition, at the moment of consecration of the eucharist which the Priest holds above his head, is believed to have been transformed that is literally transubstantiated or changed into the body and blood of Christ. Catholic doctrine holds that the elements are not only spiritually transformed, but are substantially transformed into the body and blood of Christ. Although the elements retain the appearance, or “accidents,” of bread and wine, they become the body and blood of Christ.
In the center of the sunburst, the monstrance normally has a small round glass the size of a Host, through which the Blessed Sacrament can be seen.
When Jesus said eat this flesh & drink this blood He was illustrating the relationship that He desired to have with His disciples as He was one with the Father not something of a crude pagan mystical origin. He was talking about character transformation and feeding on that which makes the mind Holy and fit for heaven.
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Room of martyrs. 1 “The Martyrdom of Saint Alexander of Bergamo”
Before & during the rule of Diocletian before Constantine ruled
Christian were slaughtered, the same abomination the church continued
to do after Constantine.
2 The Martyrs of Gorkum 19 Dutch Catholic clerics and friars, died, 9 July 1572,
Brielle, Holland, during the 16th century religious wars
3 The ending of the Turkish siege of Vienna by the Catholic army led by the Polish King,
John Sobieski, on the 11th September 1683.
Room of the Immaculate Conception
The four Raphael Rooms include the 3 above images together with The Vision of the Cross
The Battle of Milvian Bridge, The Baptism of Constantine, The Donation of Constantine
Other places such as the Colosseum are stripped of their marble, the vatican is filled with marble
even as we walk down the museum stairs. Revelation 18:12 gives us a list of her precious items
Isis portrayed as the inventor or letters. Triple crown tiara symbolizes authority over earth, heaven & hell.
Notice the crescent symbolism
Maps of the world & globe. The Papacy claim as its own.
The last museum to be seen is always the Sistine chapel where Michelangelo forgot to cover God’s bottom!
Also in Sistine chapel: Delivery of the Keys (Perugino). The future Pope’s is decided in the Sistine Chap
Vatican has its own flag & territory – smallest country or state in the world- the Bible describes it as the ‘little horn’