Baroque-style Confession in Palermo


This little alcove is an ornate, baroque version of where one goes for confession. Look closely. The priest is waiting for you behind the oval shaped, brass screen. Be careful what you say, because the jam-packed mix of marble, stucco, and fresco designs of this spot–Palermo’s Chiesa di Santa Caterina, built between 1566 and 1596 on Piazza Bellini–might confuse you into revealing too much!

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