Modeled by the Siena artist Vico Consorti to replace the wooden one in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican, the door was cast at the Fonderia Marinelli. Marinelli was fully accredited by the Vatican after the castings of the Ramp of the Vatican Museums and the Monumental Tomb of Pope Pius XI.

 

  • Assembling of the Holy Door in the Foundry
  • Ferdinando Marinelli Sr. checking the work in the Foundry
  • Ferdinando Marinelli Sr. checking the work in the Foundry
  • Pope Pius XII during the opening ceremony of the Holy Door. (1950)
  • The Holy Door
  • Pope John Paul II during the opening ceremony of the Holy Door. (2000)
  • Medal coined for the opening of of the Holy Door for the Jubilee of 2000
  • Medal coined for the opening of of the Holy Door for the Jubilee of 2000
  • Medal coined for the opening of of the Holy Door for the Holy Year of 2016
  • Medal coined for the opening of of the Holy Door for the Holy Year of 2016
  • Vatican City, leaflet of the Holy Door issued for the opening of the same, Jubilee 2000
  • Vatican City, telephone book of 2016
  • Stamp Booklet of Filatelic office of Vatican State
  • Stamp Booklet of Filatelic office of Vatican State
  • Closing of the Holy Door.
  • Closing of the Holy Door.
  • Closing of the Holy Door.