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Today's picture is by Alessandro Di Meo, photographer of the Ansa agency. The photojournalist was able to capture a lightning bolt falling on the cupola of Saint Peter's, on the very day of pope Benedict XVI's resignation announcement.

Saint-Peter's Dome (Basilica di San Pietro), Rome, Italy (1506-1626). My visit in 1978 (just a week before the death of Pope Paul VI) was an overwhelming experience. Never seen it since, it 's about time.....

Citta del vaticano, Basilica di San Pietro, Bernini's Baldacchino and dome of Michelangelo Buonarroti, Roma Italy-- The only place I have ever stood and truly believed man could not have made this alone

Piazza San Pietro - Pinned by Mak Khalaf St. Peter's Square. View from the Basillica's dome City and Architecture ItaliaItalyRomaRomeSt. Peter's SquareVaticanPiaxxa San Pietro by rchris