Page 1, 7th July 1950

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500,000 in

St. Peter's on one day

MORE than 500,000 people visited St. Peter's for the Feast of SS. Peter and Paul. They went in groups of 40,000 at a time, waiting patiently in the hot sun for their turn to epter. The temperature was about 93 degrees in the shade. From sunset till late at night the bells of the patriarchal basilicas and all the churches of Rome rang their. bells to celebrate the feast.

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