Niċċa tal-Bojja – Kurċifiss (Pjazza)

In Vittoriosa Square, one finds a crucifix carved in stone placed in a small niche. The crucifix is ​​mentioned in history because it is said that executions used to take place in front of it during the Order of the Knights of St. John in the sixteenth century. The convicts were taken to the place of execution by the Brothers of St. Joseph of Vittoriosa. In fact, in the Parish Museum in the Oratory of St. Joseph there is a processional cross and two lanterns that used to be in front. One of the most notorious executions was the burning of French priest Francesco Gesualdo in 1546, as he was sentenced to death after being found guilty of heresy

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