Month: November 2022

Saint John Lateran (Archbasilica)

The Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran is one of the Pilgrim Churches in Rome
When a Pilgrim arrives in Rome, there is a final tour of the Seven Pilgrim Churches
San Giovanni (John) Laterano, St Peter’s, San Paolo (Paul) fuori le mura, Santa Maria Maggiore, San Lorenzo fuori le mura, San Sebastiano, and Santa Croce in Gerusalemme
Saint John Lateran is the oldest and highest ranking of the four Papal basilicas
Four Major Papal Basilicas
Five Ancient Patriarcal Sees
Three Papal Minor Basilicas