Santa Catalina Convent, Arequipa

Nuns still live and pray within its brightly coloured walls.  Arequipa, Peru.

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St Peter’s Basilica, Rome

The baldacchino and immense dome of the largest church in the world.  St Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican Palace remain the ultimate symbols of the incredible heights of opulence, wealth and waste that the Roman Catholic Church reached during the 16th century.

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