The Catholic and liturgical origin of pizza…

Posted June 12, 2017 10:37 pm by Editor

The Catholic and liturgical origin of pizza…

While enjoying some pizza near Piazza Navona, my son asked: “Dad, where does pizza come from?” So I looked it up. The earliest reference to “pizza” is from AD 997 in a Latin text from the Italian town of Gaeta. The text states that there were to be delivered to the bishop of Gaeta should receive duodecim pizze (twelve pizzas) every Christmas day and another duodecim pizze (twelve pizzas) every Easter Sunday…

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