Desperately Seeking St Francis
In Florence, Naturally
Near the banks of the Arno lies a church not always high on every visitor’s list, but was once of central importance when Florence was a city-state.
Founded by the Umiliati around 1250, the Chiesa di Ognissanti is dedicated to all saints and martyrs, both known and unknown. Like many a Florentine church, the façade of the Church of all Saints is…