|Sing along, if you like. The chapel spire of the Papal Palace is at far right.|
|The Palace of the Popes, Avignon, France|
|The Pointillist painter, Paul Signac, painted |
Avignon at sunset around 1900.
|The Papal Palace, Avignon, France, too many architects, too much conflict.|
|Notre Dame des Doms cathedral,|
|Catherine of Siena Escorting Pope Gregory XI Back to Rome on 17th January 1377,|
Fresco by Giorgio Vasari, c. 1571-1574.
This ended the Avignon Papacy but not the turmoil, which lasted for another 50 years.
|Each May, Altera Rosa, a meeting of lovers of roses, highlights Liesse Cloister |
Benedict XII of the Palace of Popes in Avignon.
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