The new spectacular church and golden crypt were Padre Pio rests in the peace of the Lord.

 

In 2004 there was the grand opening of the new church near the convent of Padre Pio in San Giovanni Rotondo designed by the architect Renzo Piano.  

 

   

 

    

 

  

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The golden Crypt

 

 

The ceiling

 

 

 

I am the Life

 

 

 

The sarcophagi of Padre Pio seen though an opening in the main pillar

 

 

 

The two Seraphic Angels with the wounds.

 

 

 

Benedict XVI visited on June 21, 2009

 

 

 

The three young men in the furnace

 

 

 

Joseph and his brothers in Egypt

 

 

 

Tomb of Padre Pio in the main pillar of the church

 

 

 

Crucifix

 

 

The Annunciation

 

 

 

 

The Crypt

 

 

The Capuchin Franciscan Saints 

 

 

Mosaics of Padre Pio, Jesus, and Saint Francis   

 

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