Jacques

Jacques

Posted on 03/20/2016


Photo taken on June 25, 2010



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P6251535ac Salamanca Jesuit Baroque Church Clerecia Pontifical University 1611 - 1767

P6251535ac Salamanca Jesuit Baroque Church Clerecia Pontifical University 1611 - 1767
As seen from cathedrals area; The Royal College of the Jesuit Order was built in part by Gómez de Mora in 1611; The missionaries that were trained went on to spread the Catholic Faith around the world; Nevertheless, the herculean construction task lasted another 150 years before it was completed at which time, in 1767, the Jesuit Order was expelled from Spain by Carlos III; The building was subsequently split into four, was abandoned and then suffered the scorn of war, ecclesiastical confiscation and finally ruin; It was in 1946 that it was reformed and was used to house the Pontifical University; Spain Castille-y-Leon Salamanca Clerecia.

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6 comments - The latest ones
Patrick Berthou
Patrick Berthou
Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam !
2 years ago.
Jacques has replied to Patrick Berthou
Et des Jésuites! Merci Patrick!
2 years ago.
albertsville
albertsville
beautiful
2 years ago.
Jacques has replied to albertsville
Is't it? Thank You Carol! Happy Easter!
2 years ago.
Ange49
Ange49
une belle architecture pour cette jolie cathédrale !
2 years ago.
Jacques has replied to Ange49
Toutes les églises de Salamanque sont des merveilles, merci Ange!
2 years ago.