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Chapelle Saint Padre Pio de Farino

Historic site and monument, Religious heritage, Chapel in Farino
  • A magnificent little chapel visible from the side of the road.

  • "The small chapel of Farino was built in honor of Padre Pio, an Italian Capuchin and priest, born Francesco Forgione, on 25 May 1887 in Pietrelcina (in the province of Benevento, Campania, Italy), died 23 September 1968 in San Giovanni Rotondo (in the province of Foggia in Puglia, Italy). He had taken the name of “Pious” (Pio in Italian), in homage to Pope Pius V, when he joined the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin.

    He was known to be the first priest and one of the few men said to have had...
    "The small chapel of Farino was built in honor of Padre Pio, an Italian Capuchin and priest, born Francesco Forgione, on 25 May 1887 in Pietrelcina (in the province of Benevento, Campania, Italy), died 23 September 1968 in San Giovanni Rotondo (in the province of Foggia in Puglia, Italy). He had taken the name of “Pious” (Pio in Italian), in homage to Pope Pius V, when he joined the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin.

    He was known to be the first priest and one of the few men said to have had stigmata, although the miraculous origin of the wounds is a subject of controversy. He was canonised by the Catholic Church on 16 June 2002 as Saint Pio of Pietrelcina."
  • Environment
    • In the country
    • River 5 km away
  • Spoken languages
    • French
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  • All year 2024
    Open Everyday
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