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: Santa Maria del Popolo

The Santa Maria del Popolo is located on the edge of Rome’s historical city centre (centro storico) and only just within the third century Aurelian Walls. It is right next to the Porta del Popolo, the former Porta Flaminia. The present church was built in the fifteenth century, replacing a…

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