Who is the devil?

During important celebrations in St.Peter's Square with the presence of the Pope, i.e. Easter or during a canonisation, we can see an image of the Archangel Michael defeating Satan. The same image is also conserved inside the Basilica, as a mosaic, but unfortunately not visibile to visitors because it is located in the section northwest…

San Nicola In Carcere (in prison) – a “den full of popes”

Some future popes were incardinated in this church before becoming such, in addition to some well-known personality of Papal Rome discovering that Nicholas III, Boniface VIII and Alexander VI cardinals of San Nicola in Carcere does not make it even more fascinating, but the list of cardinals holding the title of this church helps us to understand how…

San Nicola in Carcere – “un covo di Papi”

Sono stati incardinati alcuni  papi in questa chiesa prima di diventare tali, oltre a qualche personaggio noto della Roma papale per non dire papalina... scoprire che Niccolò III, Bonifacio VIII e persino Alessandro VI furono cardinali di questa chiesa la rende... non più affascinante, ma comunque la lista dei cardinali titolari fa capire come si svolge…