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On February 22, the Catholic Church celebrates the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter the Apostles. Why have a feast for a chair? This Artspeaks answers why.
The basilica is the official seat of the Pope, and therefore mother church of all churches. It is quite interesting how its interior architecture shows, in a very visual way how the Church is founded on Peter and the Apostles.
Catholics have a custom of building an altar on top of relics. It is a way of venerating the remains of someone who is believed to be with God. The main altar of Saint Peter's Basilica was built on top of St. Peter's tomb...