Via delle Vergini
The 17th century church of Santa Rita da Cascia alle Vergini, is dedicated to St Rita of Cascia, the patron saint of lost causes.
St Rita (1381-1457) was canonised by Pope Leo XIII (r. 1878-1903) on May 24th, 1900. Her feast day is celebrated on May 22nd.
My name is David Lown and I am an art historian from Cambridge, England. Since 2001 I have lived in Italy, where I run private walking tours of Rome.
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