Sunday, May 17, 2009

St. John Lateran - corrected

The baptistery was stunning

Statues of the twelve apostles were added to the church in the 18th cent.
Scala Santa - these steps were brought from Jerusalem and are said to be the steps from Pilate's palace that Jesus climbed. The faithful climb them on their knees.


ROBERTA said...

4th photo down - a replica of that artwork was above the altar in the catholic church i attended as a child in pasadena!

Erin said...

That's cool. If you are going to copy copy the best!