Rome to celebrate 1,700th birthday of the Archbasilica of St. John Lateran

Catholic News Agency, Hannah Brockhaus:

The Diocese of Rome has planned a full year of events to mark the 1,700th anniversary of the Archbasilica of St. John Lateran, which was dedicated on Nov. 9, 324.

The church is the cathedral of the diocese and the seat of the bishop of Rome, the pope. Until the 14th century, the adjoining palace served as the papal residence. Report is here.