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Churches and Basilicas
The French National Church, founded by Cardinal Giulio de’ Medici (later Pope Clemente VII) in 1518, and completed in 1589 by Giacomo della Porta and Domenico Fontana is famous for three paintings[...]
It owes its name to a little Church for the Virgin run by the Carmelites. The holy mount par excellence is Mount Carmel in Jerusalem.
Incorporated into Palazzo Venezia, the Basilica di San Marco was founded by Pope San Marco in honor of Evangelista, who beared the same place, in 336.
San Giuseppe al Trionfale, elevata alla dignità di Basilica Romana Minore da Paolo VI nel 1970, deve la sua origine alla devozione del Beato Luigi Guanella (1842-1915) verso San Giuseppe, che la ed[...]