Church of San Giovanni Battista, Mogno

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Church of San Giovanni Battista, Mogno
San Giovanni Battista, interior

The Church of San Giovanni Battista (Italian: Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista; German: Kirche San Giovanni Battista) is located in the alpine village of Mogno in the Swiss canton of Ticino.[1] It was built between 1994 and 1996 on the site of an older church (from 1626), which was levelled by an avalanche in 1986. The church is named after St John the Baptist.

The new church was designed by the Swiss architect Mario Botta[2] who used marble and granite from the valleys of the area.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reid, Dom Alcuin (2014-04-07). Sacred Liturgy: The Source and Summit of the Life and Mission of the Church. Ignatius Press. ISBN 9781681494128.
  2. ^ Botta, Mario; Cappellato, Gabriele (2005-01-01). Mario Botta: Architetture Del Sacro. Editrice Compositori. ISBN 9788877945266.

Coordinates: 46°25′50″N 8°39′48″E / 46.43056°N 8.66333°E / 46.43056; 8.66333