Monday, March 12, 2018

Notre Dame de Fourvière, Lyon, Rhône, France

Notre Dame de Fourvière, Lyon, Rhône, France , 1643 - March 12

On Fourvière hill above Lyon, a chapel was built around 1180, dedicated to St. Thomas à Becket, recently martyred there, and to Our Lady. On April 29, 1552, Huguenots destroyed the chapel and its Black Virgin statue. The Catholics of Lyon replaced ...

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