The magnificent places that gave birth to great Popes
Pope Niccolo IV (Girolamo Masci) was the first Franciscan Pope in the history of the Church. He was born in 1227 in Lisciano, a few kilometers far from Ascoli...
The dispute between Montalto delle Marche and Grottammare about the birthplace of Pope Sisto V has very remote origins, dating back to the 17th Century. However...
Giovanni Francesco Albani (Pope Clemente XI) was born in Urbino on 23rd July 1649 from a noble family coming from Albania. He took interest in the...
Pious IX (Giovanni Maria Mastai Ferretti) was born in Senigallia on 13th May 1792. He became pope in 1846.
He proclaimed the dogma of the Immaculate Conception...
Pius VIII - Francesco Saverio Castiglioni, (Cingoli, MC, November 20, 1761 - Rome, Dec. 1, 1830).
Bishop of Montalto (1800), he was confined by Napoleon I...
Annibale della Genga became pope on 28th September 1823 and his name became Leo XII. He was born in Genga in 1760 into a noble family. He studied in Osimo...
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Un viaggio alla scoperta dei colori
Art and Culture Parks and Active Nature
Capitale del Rinascimento
Art and Culture
Bellezze naturali ed artistiche a due passi dal mare
The Marche Region in Blue Art and Culture Taste and tradition
Differenti stili di sensazionale bellezza
Art and Culture Spirituality and Meditation