Outside Portacomaro in Italy the Bergoglio house stands. It was the home of Pope Francis I's father Mario José Bergoglio before he emigrated to Argentina. Today it's owned by Pope Francis's cousin Delmo Bergoglio.
The basilica was probably founded by Pope St Marcus (Mark) in 336, and is one of Rome's oldest churches. It stand on the site where St Marcus is said to have lived, and was known as the Titulus Pallacinae.
The church was rebuilt in the 5th century, and was left facing the opposite direction.
It was reconstructed in the 8th century by Pope Adrian I (772-795), and ...
Vatican City — formally State of the Vatican City, or Vatican City State (Latin: Status Civitatis Vaticanæ and Italian: Stato della Città del Vaticano) — is a sovereign landlocked enclave surrounded by Rome, Italy. The modern-day home of the popes, it is the smallest independent state in the world in terms of area(0,45 sqm) and population(805). It is administered by the Holy See, the ecclesiast...
The Papal Cross is a large white cross situated in the Phoenix Park, Dublin, Ireland. The Cross was erected for the visit of Pope John Paul II in September 1979. At the Cross, the Pope held Mass for over a million people. Following his death on April 2, 2005, people gathered in tribute to Pope John Paul at the Cross, leaving flowers and tokens of remembrance for him.
This fortress has been strongly wanted by Pope Giulo II at the beginning of the XVI century, to improve the defense of the town from the pirates that were coming through the sea. The architect was Bramante, but he died in 1514 before the entire fortress was finished (1535) when the pope was Paolo III. The top part of the "Maschio" has been completed by Michelangelo.
This abbey is reported to be founded in the XI century by the monk Mainardo whose community started living here following the rules of Saint Benedict.
In the XIX century it has been abandoned after part of it has been ruined by an earthquake.
Since 1982 it is the home of the Jesus Caritas community, founded by father Charles de Foucauld.
Castel Gandolfo is a small Italian town in Lazio that occupies a height overlooking Lake Albano about 30 km south-east of Rome, best known as the summer residence of the Pope.
The Pope's residence (residenza papale in Italian) is a 17th-century building designed by Carlo Maderno for Pope Urban VIII. The papal palace, and the adjoining Villa Barbarini that was added to the complex...