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At the end of the 13th century the bishop of Castello Bartolomeo Querini deposited a legacy for the construction of a hospital for the elderly; shortly after, an oratory dedicated to San Bartolomeo was erected, although there was already a church dedicated to the Apostle.

In 1558 the two buildings began to show the first signs of subsidence and, with the few resources available, were partially restored; at the end of the 16th century, luck wanted the entire complex, including the hospital and the church, to be entrusted to two friars of the Order of Minims with the obligation of maintaining the assistance activity for the elderly .

In 1588 the Minims managed to obtain authorization to move the hospital elsewhere and to rebuild the church from scratch; this also leads to a double title: Santi Bartolomeo Apostolo and Francesco di Paola Confessore. Inside, there are, among others, works by Jacopo Palma the Younger or "Virgin, St. John the Evangelist and figures of donors", and the "Annunciation", by Giandomenico Tiepolo such as the "Liberation of a possessed" Alvise Dal Frisco "San Francesco di Paola".

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