Santa Croce in Gerusalemme

This church was founded by St Helene, mother of Emperor Constantine who went to the Holy Land


Entrance


Interior

Another view


This is said to contain pieces of the true cross
thorns from the crown, the INRI sign,
St Thomas finger & the good thief's head-beam from his cross


This is a digital image of the
Shroud of Turin

A closer look


Nick takes a look at the shroud


Supposedly a true reenactment of the crucifixion

The main altar
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Not sure what this piece of art
represents

 


The rear of the church

A section of the wall surrounding Rome and right next to the church

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