Apostolic Events in History

2013 Event - Pope Francis gives his Urbi et Orbi speech (to the City of Rome and to the World), a papal address and Apostolic Blessing dating back to Ancient Rome; the Pope calls for peace in Syria and South Sudan

1968 Event - Vatican City's Apostolic Constitution of 1967 goes into effect

1922 Birthday - Luigi Barbbarito, reverend, Apostolic ProNuncio

1909 Birthday - Domenico Enrici, Apostolic Nuncio

1748 Birthday - Antonius van Alphen, apostolic vicar of De Bosch