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Castel Gandolfo

(kästĕl` gändôl`fō), town (1991 pop. 6,784), in Latium, central Italy, in the Alban Hills, overlooking Lake Albano. Possibly occupying the site of ancient Alba Longa, it is the papal summer residence. The papal palace (17th cent.), its magnificent gardens, the Vatican observatory (founded 1936), and the Villa Barbarini enjoy extraterritorial rights. The Church of St. Thomas of Villanova was designed (17th cent.) by Bernini.
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The priest heads the Vatican Observatory, founded by Pope Leo XIII, with offices at Castelgandolfo, near the Apostolic summer palace, and another in Tucson, Ariz.
10) A lo largo de su vida, Aviles de Taramancos empleo otros pseudonimos como, Xoan Perillan, Felicitas de Castelgandolfo o Bernardo Fros, siempre con un claro tono festivo.
43) Benedict XVI's interview with Bayerische Rundfunk, Deutsche Welle, ZDF, and Vatican Radio at his summer residence at Castelgandolfo on August 5, 2006 was conducted in German and translated by the Vatican: http://www.
which were considered offensive to the sensibility of Muslims,'' he told pilgrims at his Castelgandolfo summer residence.
Asi lo contaba Juan Vicente Boo: "Benedicto XVI sorprendio ayer al mundo revelando que recibio el pasado sabado a Hans Kung en la residencia de Castelgandolfo .
He was secretly consecrated a bishop in April 1977 in Castelgandolfo by Cardinal Josyf Slipy, his predecessor as head of the Ukranian Greek Catholic church, but the act was not recognized by Paul VI's Vatican, anxious not to upset the Russian Orthodox church or the Soviets.
He was in Rome and met the Pope outside the papal summer residence at Castelgandolfo.
During a recent visit to Rome, Fr Jimmy Thomas met Pope John Paul II at the Papal summer residence, Castelgandolfo.
Pope John Paul joined in commemorating the victims at his private chapel in his summer residence at Castelgandolfo, south of Rome in Italy.
John Paul was at his summer home at Castelgandolfo and said:
In his regular angelus from his residence at Castelgandolfo, south-west of Rome, the Pope said such an offer should not only give the less fortunate a more pleasant day, but could provide an opportunity to show friendship and support.
El Vaticano tambien tiene su propio centro vacacional, el palacio de Castelgandolfo, ubicado a 20 kilometros de Roma (pertenece politicamente al Vaticano) a orillas del lago Albano.