The first news about the ancient cathedral sorrentinas go up again to the I sec. AD, toward the XV century the archbishop promoted Falangola the reconstruction of the church devoted Phillip and Giacomo to the Saints, making cathedral become her/it. After the 1558 Turkish invasion you/he/she was reconstructed and embellished in 1573 realizing the throne arcivescovile of marbles policromi in the presbytery. In the following years the painted ceiling was realized on cloth to floral motives performed on three cloths between 1706 and 1718 from Francis Francareccio. In the apse the choir is a jewel work of the inlay sorrentino risalente to the eight hundred.
Of I detach exemplary among the preserved works in the inside of the three aisles separate from fourteen pillars, are of great interest the shovel of Silvestre Buono raffigurante “You Virgo between St. Giovanni Battista and St. Giovanni Evangelista”, situated under the 1573 marmoreal pulpit.
In the first chapel to the right, where the baptismal source is, to the wall there is a relief of taste classicheggiante with the representation of the Sacrifice of the Blood of Christ, risalente to 1522; to the sides twelve twelve fourteenth-century tiles with the Apostles of circle of his/her/their brothers Bertini. In the seventh right chapel there is an elegant eighteenth-century organ of Nicola Mancino with rich gilded carvings.
After all to the aisle, in the chapel of the Sacrament there is a wooden Crucifix del '400 on an altar in marbles policromi with naturalistic motives for the end of the ‘600 with splendid side children of shop of Domenico Anthony Vaccaro.Nel 1924 the principal façade has been referred and to observe it is the pronao that riutilizza two Roman columns and the dated side portal 1478, that it brings the coat of arms of Sisto V, Archbishop De Angelis and King of Aragon in the lintel.