Robb Report: Sleeping in the Pope’s Room
Rome’s most exclusive new stay comes with some scandalous papal history.
If the centuries-old rumors are to be believed, Pope Innocent X wasn’t quite as holy as his name would suggest. The head of the Catholic Church during the mid-1600s kept a rather impious secret in his elaborate chambers inside Rome’s Sant’Agnese in Agone. Her name was Olimpia Maidalchini.