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Monastero Mater Ecclesiae, Vatican City

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The Mater Ecclesiae Monastery (Latin for 'Mother of the Church') is a monastery in Vatican City. It was founded around 1990 by Pope John Paul II as a monastery for cloistered nuns. Benedict XVI lived there from his resignation in 2013 till his death in 2022.
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  • The Monastery of Mater Ecclesiae (Latin for Mother of the Church) is located inside Vatican City. It was founded in 1990 by Pope John Paul II as a monastery for cloistered nuns, and you can get some.....  more
    The Monastery of Mater Ecclesiae (Latin for Mother of the Church) is located inside Vatican City. It was founded in 1990 by Pope John Paul II as a monastery for cloistered nuns, and you can get some.....  more »
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  • Looking down on this from the top of the basilica's dome was wonderful.

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