Belluno

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Belluno

(bĕl-lo͞o`nō), city (1991 pop. 35,572), capital of Belluno prov., Venetia, NE Italy, on the Piave River at the foot of the Dolomites. It is an agricultural and manufacturing center. A Roman town, it later belonged to various lords and was a free commune before voluntarily submitting to Venetian rule (1404–1797). The city has a 16th-century cathedral with a beautiful baroque bell tower and a Renaissance city hall.
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So started the friendship with a great man and devoted priest, so far from his birthplace on June 26, 1925, in Bellune, Italy, which is in the North Pre-Alps area.