It is the task of the Prefecture of the Papal Household to coordinate the services of the Antechamber and to organize the official audiences granted by His Holiness to Heads of State, Heads of Government, Governmental Ministers and other dignitaries, as well as to Ambassadors who come to the Vatican to present their Letters of Credence.




CANONISATION of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II on Sunday, April 27, 2014

Kindly be advised that NO tickets are being issued. All who wish to participate in this ceremony, and who find a place in St Peter’s Square, can do so free of charge. Anyone intending to be present is advised to be aware of possible scams.






Information on how to reserve tickets:

Write to:
  • Prefecture of the Papal Household
    00120 Vatican City State
    Fax: +39 06 6988 5863


  • Date of the General audience or Liturgical celebration
  • Number of tickets required
  • Name / Group
  • Mailing Address
  • Telephone and Fax numbers

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