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Girolamo Savonarola

Torturing The World's First Megachurch Pastor

Jon M. Sweeney | Posted 03.24.2012 | Religion
Jon M. Sweeney

The world's first "megachurch" did not originate in 1950s America. Instead, it sprouted in 15th century Florence. It was called San Marco and was led by a fiery preacher and friar named Girolamo Savonarola.