Holy House of Loreto


Holy House of Loreto
Holy House of Loreto
Since the fifteenth century, and possibly even earlier, the 'Holy House' of Loreto has been numbered among the most famous shrines of Italy

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  • Loreto College Coorparoo — Infobox Aust school private name = Loreto College Coorparoo motto = Cruci Dum Spiro Fido While I Live, I Trust in the Cross established = 1928 type = Private, Single sex, Day school denomination = Roman Catholic slogan = key people = Ms. Carmel… …   Wikipedia

  • Roman Catholic Territorial Prelature of Loreto — The Territorial Prelature of Loreto (Latin: Territorialis Praelatura ab Alma Domo Lauretana ) is a Roman Catholic prelature which was elevated to this status on 24 June 1965. The Holy House of Loreto is located in it.:Since the fifteenth century …   Wikipedia

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