Church of San Francesco, Guardiagrele

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The church of San Francesco, also known as the shrine of San Nicola Greco (Saint Nicholas the Greek), is located in Guardiagrele. Its construction dates back to 1276, but the importance of the monastery grew in 1340, when Napoleone Orsini, …

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Church of San Francesco, Bucchianico

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The church of San Francesco is located in Bucchianico. Its foundation goes back to the end of the 13th century. The old structure, however, is not traceable today because of the many refurbishments that gave a baroque appearance to the …

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Bucchianico

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Bucchianico is a town of about 5,000 inhabitants in the province of Chieti. It is located at 371 meters above sea level on a hill south of Chieti, with a view ranging from the Majella massif to the Adriatic Sea. …

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Eucharistic Miracle, Lanciano

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The Eucharistic Miracle of Lanciano took place in the 8th century in the church of San Legonziano (Longinus). A Basilian monk, while celebrating mass with doubt in his heart about the mystery of the Eucharist, witnessed the transformation of the …

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Church of San Francesco, Lanciano

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The church of San Francesco or shrine of the Eucharistic miracle is located in Lanciano in corso Roma. It was built between 1252 and 1258 in Gothic style by the Minor Friars on the underlying Church of San Legonziano (St. …

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Church of San Francesco, Civitella del Tronto

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The church of San Francesco is located in the old village of Civitella del Tronto. It was founded in 1326, under Robert of Anjou. The convent was suppressed in 1866 due to a decree of Vittorio Emanuele II. The façade …

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