Vatican Museums show solidarity with Abruzzo

April 30, 2009

VATICAN CITY, 29 APR 2009 (VIS) - The Vatican Museums, in a show of solidarity with victims of the 6 April earthquake in the Italian region of Abruzzo, will exceptionally remain open on Sunday 10 May. The Vatican Museums are usually closed on Sundays, except the last Sunday of each month.

“Accepting the proposal of the Custodians of the Museums, the Governorate of Vatican City State will donate the entire day’s taking to people affected by the tremor”, reads a communique made public today.

“All the staff of the Vatican Museums will adhere to the initiative by dedicating one day of work”.

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