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In Pictures: The Body of Saint Antonio Of Padova

AT the chapel of the Basilica, you can come and see the body of Saint Antonio of Padova. There’s not all that much left of him. But the bones in the glass case are a reminder of the life, what can happens to you after death, the world before Gunther von Hagens and how it could have gone for Snow White had her prince not rock up. The exposition coincides with the liturgical feast of the Translation of St Anthony (also known as the Feast of the Tongue). The devoted come to venerate – and stare…

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From monday the 15th of February untill the 20th of Febuary 2010, the devoted can venerate the body of Saint Antonio of Padova inside the chapel of the Basilica in Padova, Italy.

Posted: 16th, February 2010 | In: Strange But True | Comments (2)