The Basilica and its Popes

Pope Pius VII celebrated the Mass here when he took refuge in Genoa during the hundred days of Napoleon. Giacomo Dalla Chiesa was also baptized in the basilica, who ascended to the papal throne with the name of Benedetto XV.

The image portrays a holy card representing Pope Benedetto XV during the first blessing.

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