Sanctuary of Saint Pio of Pietrelcina

Local nameBasilica di San Pio
LocationSan Giovanni Rotondo, Italy

The Sanctuary of Saint Pio of Pietrelcina is a Catholic shrine in San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy, owned by the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin of the Province of Foggia. Its surface area is 6,000 square meters. Built in devotions to Saint Pio of Pietrelcina, it can accommodate 6,500 people seated at worship, with standing room for 30,000 people outside. The Genoan architect Renzo Piano designed the church. It is located in front of Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, a big Italian hospital and research center, founded by Padre Pio.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanctuary_of_Saint_Pio_of_Pietrelcina

Address (Unnamed Road), San Giovanni Rotondo 71013, Italy

Coordinates 41°42'25.34" N 15°42'10.79" E

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