Tag Archives: Lesser-Known Series

Lesser-Known Roman Churches, Part X

To see the other posts in the series, click here. On this Memorial Day it is fitting that we should look at a military church. So today we look at a tiny church on a side street that you would have never … Continue reading

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Lesser-Known Roman Churches, Part IX

To see the other posts in the series, click here. Today we look at an enormous church that is located roughly between the Vatican and the Spanish Steps: the Basilica dei Santi Ambrogio e Carlo al Corso (Basilica of Saints … Continue reading

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Lesser-Known Roman Churches, Part VIII

For the other posts in the series, click here. Today we look at a very centrally-located church, one that you are sure to pass by even multiple times during your visit to Rome, but nevertheless are likely to miss: the … Continue reading

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Lesser-Known Roman Churches, Part VII

For the whole series, click here. Today we look at the church of Sant’Andrea delle Fratte (St. Andrew’s at the Thickets), dedicated to St. Andrew the Apostle. The current building dates to the 17th century, though it took quite a while … Continue reading

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Lesser-Known Roman Churches, Part VI

For the whole series, click here. Excuse the delay in posting another installment in this series; I finally got out today and got some new photos! Today we look at the Church of San Salvatore in Lauro, or in English, St. … Continue reading

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Lesser-Known Roman Churches, Part V

For the whole series, click here. Today we look at the Church of San Giovanni della Pigna, or in English, St. John of the Pine Cone. The St. John named is St. John the Baptist; the pine cone is a … Continue reading

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Lesser-Known Roman Churches, Part IV

Continuing in our series, on this feast of All Souls, it is fitting to feature the Church of Our Lady of the Soul (Santa Maria dell’Anima), the church for the German-speaking population of Rome and dedicated to the Holy Souls … Continue reading

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Lesser-Known Roman Churches, Part III

Continuing in our series, here is another church that is right in the historic center of Rome but which the average tourist will not visit. There are two reasons for this: 1) The church is frequently closed (only open a … Continue reading

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Lesser-Known Roman Churches, Part II

[first entry in the series here] On a street behind the Basilica of St. Augustine (Sant’Agostino) – a street that is pretty much entirely off the usual tourist paths, but nevertheless is not far from all the usual sightseeing – … Continue reading

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Lesser-Known Roman Churches, Part I

Armed with my new compact camera, including a case that I can wear on my belt (and so look like a serious tourist), I hope to start taking more pictures of things around Rome. Especially since this is my last … Continue reading

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