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THE ORATORY OF THE CONFRATERNITA DEI BIANCHI OR OF SANTA CROCE

In the historical center of Monterosso, beyond the church of Saint John the Baptist, taking to the right, we find the oratory of the Confraternita dei Bianchi (White Men). It owes its name to the color of the garments used by the Confraternita during processions. The Confraternite borned at the beginning of the XVI century, during the Counter-Reformation. Usually every village had at least two confraternite, like in Monterosso with the Confraternita dei Neri, (Black men).

The oratory of the Confraternita dei Bianchi (White Men)