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Castel Sant’Angelo

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Lungotevere Castello, 50
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Every day 9:00-19:30. The ticket office closes one hour before closing time. Closed on 25th December, 1st January. Admission fee.

On April 3, 1537, Easter Tuesday, the early companions of Ignatius held a theological discussion in the castle in the presence of Pope Paul III. The pontiff gave them permission to go to Jerusalem, giving his blessing and exhorting them to continue in their intentions. He gave them alms of 60 ducats and his cardinals and the other people present gave a further 150 ducats. To those who were priests, the pope gave the right to confess and absolve, even in instances that were normally the domain of bishops.
On September 2, 1549, Paul III received in audience the holy Jesuit Peter Canisius, who was departing for Germany, and ten scholars who were going to found the College of Messina.
At the time of the suppression of the Society, the then Father General Lorenzo Ricci he was jailed here between 1773 and 1775.


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Lungotevere Castello, 00186 Roma, Italy

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