Posts Tagged ‘Saint Januarius’

Blood of St. Januarius liquefies in Naples

Thursday, May 6th, 2021

The blood of St. Januarius, patron of the southern Italian city of Naples, liquefied on Sunday. Naples archdiocese announced that the miraculous event took place at 5:18 p.m. local time on May 2. A video posted to YouTube on May 3 showed a monsignor displaying the reliquary and turning it to demonstrate that the blood Read more

Protests erupt in Naples over saint’s treasures

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

Protests erupted in the city of Naples in an attempt to prevent the Catholic Church from gaining control over the jewels of its patron saint, San Gennaro or Saint Januarius. “We’re protecting a centuries-old institution, we will not stand for interference from either the church or the government,” said Paolo Jorio, director of the San Read more