Holy Nail

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Torno Lake Como
Holy Nail reliquary

Holy Nail is a Relics which Jesus was crucified are objects of veneration among some Christians.


  • The most interesting relic of the church of San Giovanni in Torno on Lake Como is the Holy Nail, one of the Holy Nail from the passion of Jesus. It is said that a German bishop returning from the Crusade in 1099 found refuge in the village and before leaving again he donated the precious Nail to the population of Torno.

External links[edit]

  • Encyclopedic article on Holy Nail on Wikipedia