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Piazza Annibale Maria di Francia

Monument to the Holy Hannibal Mary of France

PIAZZA SANTO ANNIBALE MARIA DI FRANCIA (intersection with Via Santa Ceciclia and Cesare Battisti).
Bronze statue on a marble base, the work of the sculptor Mario Lucerna. It depicts the Holy Hannibal Mary of France, founder in 1882 of the Daughters of Divine Zeal, of the Rogationists of the Heart of Jesus in 1886, and of many Antonian Orphanages. Father Annibale turned his work in Messina in the Avignon district.
A popular saying that testifies to the goodness of Father Annibale said: "cu va a casa du Patri Francia, trasi, si 'ssetta e ti ti".

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