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Bones found buried in Vatican may be the remains of 15-year-old who disappeared inside Vatican City in 1983.

On June 22, 1983, 15-year-old Emanuela Orlandi, disappeared inside the Vatican compound. Emanuela, a citizen of Vatican City, had left her family’s apartment for a weekly music lesson. Her parents, employees of the Vatican, said she had called them earlier that day explaining that she had been late to her music lesson because she was held up by an Avon representative she had met on the way to school. Students at the music school say Emanuela talked about a job offer she had received from the rep. Emanuela was last seen getting into a large, dark-colored BMW with blacked-out windows. When Emanuela did not return to the apartment that night, her parents reported her missing. Police insisted they wait another day because “perhaps the girl was

The Vatican secret library – what mysteries lay hidden in the Holy See’s Vatican Secret Archive

In Vatican City, the walled enclave within the city or Rome, there is an archive containing more than 75,000 codices from throughout history and an estimated 1.1 million ancient printed books. It was officially designated the Vatican Apostolic Library (aka Vatican Library or the Vat) in 1475 although the collection is much, much older – one of the oldest in the world. If you are a researcher, and can sufficiently document your need for access, the collection is open for limited periods of time – except for a section of the library known officially as the Vatican Secret Archives. About the Vatican Secret Archives (aka Vatican Secret Library) From the main library, go by the way of Porta Angelica, through Porta di Santa Anna and you will

Painting created by noted Dutch artist in 1710 clearly shows disc-shaped UFO hovering above Jesus

Noted Dutch artist Aert de Gelder was one of Rembrandt’s most talented students.  Studying in his Amsterdam studio from 1661 through 1663, Gelder was a devoted Rembrandt follower which likely provided him unfettered access to the Vatican’s censored and secret artworks and literature.  It is believed by many that Gelder may have cleverly revealed this “forbidden knowledge” in some of his paintings, most notably The Baptism of Christ.  Painted in 1710, The Baptism of Christ clearly shows a disc-shaped UFO with rays of light emanating onto Jesus below.  UFOs and other mysterious elements in art and paintings were fairly common in the Renaissance Period, prior to the French Revolution, after which the Vatican began to consider such art a threat.  It is assumed that many