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Chiesa della Madonna degli Angeli Reviews
If you strolling in Via Carlo Alberto , don’t miss it, worth visit ! Small but beautiful with nice italian sculptures! more »
Bella chiesa sita nel centro storico di Torino. Splendido il mosaico esterno sul lato che affaccia in via Carlo Alberto e molto belli gli interni. more »Beautiful church is located in the historic center of Turin. The mosaic on the side overlooking Via Carlo Alberto and the interior sad.
I attend this parish for the catechism of my children, the teachers are very helpful and Don Michele is always ready to smile. The church is noteworthy for its artistic value
The Church was originally built on the remains of another smaller, at the initiative of the Friars Minor reform that ran. The works began in 1631 and was completed in 1650. The Church was consecrated on 25 October 1654. It was established as a parish on 26 June 1824. In 1901 the Church was completely renovated by the architect Carlo Ceppi, who also included a Bell Tower first nonexistent, which ended three years later. The dome was built of reinforced concrete and was one of the first applications in Turin of "technique Hennebique." Paintings by Filippo Abbiati, Gianbattista Molinari and Garavoglia. On 15 January 1914 was inaugurated the new organ. In 1924 the Church was built in the sanctuary. The picture of our Lady, located above the main altar, was crowned the 8 December 1934. The body of Cavour had its 7 June 1861 the funeral in this church. His parish priest, the Franciscan Friar James of Poirino (aka Luigi Morocco), had previously confessed and communicated the statesman dying: this gave him the punishment of the ecclesiastical authorities of that time (Cavour was under excommunication), which consisted the removal from the parish and the suspension of the authority to administer the sacraments.
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