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St Mary la Porta Church

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Stands in the center of the square dedicated to the memory of Canon Luigi Scotti, and was founded as a chapel in 1750 under the name of the Immaculate Conception church. Around 1866 it was enlarged with two other altars, St. Joseph and St Mary la Porta. The Immaculate was placed in the right aisle, where today there is the tomb which contains the mortal remains of the brothers mons.GiovanniScotti, Archbishop of Rosarno Calabro, and mons.Ciro, general vicar of the Diocese of Ischia. The parish church was built in 1920, it consists of three naves, with four altars, a painting of the Immaculate Conception of 1700, of exquisite workmanship, belonging to the Spanish school of painting by Murillo, an old wooden cross, perhaps 600. On the facade of the church is placed an image of the Virgin tiled desired by the parish priest, Father Vincenzo Iacono.
Mappa della Chiesa Santa Maria la Porta


Address: Piedimonte
City Hall: 80070 - Barano
Opening Masses: ---
Priest: Don Luigi Trani
Bus lines: 10 - 5 - 6 - CD - CS

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