Rome: Il Gesù

De Santissimo Nome di Gesù all’Argentina – door vrijwel iedereen gewoon Il Gesù genoemd – is de moederkerk van de Orde van de Jezuïeten. Hoewel de Orde al in 1534 werd gesticht en zes jaar later pauselijke goedkeuring kreeg, duurde het nog tot 2013 voordat ze zelf een paus voor…

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Rome: Il Gesù

The Santissimo Nome di Gesù all’Argentina – simply called Il Gesù by just about anyone – is the mother church of the Jesuit Order. Although founded in 1534 and approved six years later, the Order did not provide the Catholic Church with a pope until 2013, when Jorge Mario Bergoglio…

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Rome: San Marcello al Corso

It is hardly surprising that I have walked past the San Marcello al Corso on numerous occasions. The ‘Corso’ part of the church name refers to the Via del Corso, one of the busiest streets in the city, which connects the Piazza Venezia with the Piazza del Popolo. In Antiquity…

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