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Basilica of St. John and Paul

The Basilica is situated on Colle Celio, built in 398 over ancient domus dated II century a.C. The legend tells that the Saints John and Paul – those have same names of the Apostoles – were two Roman soldiers converted to the Christianity and then beheaded in 361 a.C. First information about the church appeared in 440, then was sacked and ruined by Normans. In the XX century the church was been renovated by the Archibishop of New York.


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