The Celestinian Forgiveness

The Young Lords Through the Years

The young men who have worn the robes of the Young Lord through the years of the Forgiveness Ceremony from 1985 to the present.

  • 1985/87 – M. Antonetti
  • 1988/92 – Davide Lauri
  • 1993 – A. Trivellini
  • 1994 – Fabrizio Cordeschi
  • 1995 – Carlo Fischione
  • 1996 – Claudio Tracanna
  • 1997 – Walter Turavani
  • 1998 – Mauro Castaldi
  • 1999 – C. Fiorenza
  • 2000 – Andrea Trionfi
  • 2001 – Massimo Intinarelli
  • 2002 – Alessio Albani
  • 2003 – Marco Amicosante
  • 2004 – Andrea Benedetti
  • 2005 – Marco Albani
  • 2006 – Alessio De Benedictis
  • 2007 – Giuseppe Scopani Troiani
  • 2008 – Riccardo De Luca
  • 2009 – Simone Desideri
  • 2010 – Matteo Cialfi
  • 2011 – Roberto Zetti
  • 2012 – Mirko Zaccagno
  • 2013 – Maurizio Vinciguerra
  • 2014 – Patrizio De Matteis
  • 2015 – Mirko Schiavone
  • 2016 – Ferdinando Carluccio
  • 2017 – Davide Romano
  • 2018 – Andrea Piersanti
  • 2019 – Federico Vittorini
  • 2020 – Massimiliano Fornella
  • 2021 – Federico Santilli

Celestine V and the Holy Door

The Bull of Forgiveness, its history, the celebrations, and the places of the Celestinian Pardon from its origins to today.

L'Aquila: its history and culture

Culture, history, nature, and traditions. Itineraries, the iconic sites clustered around the historic city centre and its surroundings.

Pope Francis in L'Aquila

Pope Francis will visit L'Aquila on 28 August for the occasion of the Celestinian Pardon

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The 728° Celestinian Pardon with Pope Francis for the opening of the Holy Door

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The Ritual of the Celestinian Pardon as Unesco Intangible Cultural Heritage9 of Humanity Inscribed on the List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage since 201

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