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June 7 in History

The Lateran Treaty, one component of the Lateran Pacts of 1929, a set of agreements between the Kingdom of Italy under King Victor Emanuel III and the Holy See under Pope Pius XI, to settle the long-standing Roman Question was ratified on…
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April 18 in History

Regarded as one of the greatest Renaissance and Baroque buildings St. Peter's replacing an earlier basilica, was begun under Pope Julius II in 1506 and completed in 1615 under Paul V. It stood as the largest church in the world until 1989.…
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