Chiesa del Gesù

Chiesa del Gesù

This grand Renaissance church is the headquarters of the Jesuits and has served as the model for Jesuit churches everywhere. It contains famous ceiling frescoes and the tomb of St. Ignatius, the order's founder.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
248506
Names
Chiesa del Gesù
Chiesa del Santissimo Nome di Gesù all'Argentina
Il Gesù
Affiliations

Bibliography

  1. Official Website of Il Gesù. Web. Accessed 1 Nov. 2016. <http://www.chiesadelgesu.org/>