Sant'Antonio da Padova in Via Merulana
|Church of Saint Anthony of Padua on Via Merulana
Sant'Antonio da Padova all'Esquilino (Italian)
S. Antonii Patavini de Urbe (Latin)
Facade of Sant'Antonio da Padova in Via Merulana.
|Ecclesiastical or organizational status||Minor basilica|
For the basilica church of the same name in Padua, see Basilica of Saint Anthony of Padua
The Church of Saint Anthony of Padua on Via Merulana (Italian: Sant'Antonio da Padova all'Esquilino, Latin: S. Antonii Patavini de Urbe) is a Roman Catholic titular church in Rome, built for the Order of Friars Minor, who needed a new home after they were moved from Santa Maria in Aracoelito allow the construction of the Monument to Vittorio Emanuele II.
Two staircases provide access to the gantry[disambiguation needed] of the church, where stands a statue of Saint Anthony of Padua, holding the Christ Child. Inside, the church is constructed of three naves, divided by two columns of pillars made of pink marble.
List of Cardinal Priests
- Peter Doi (28 March 1960 - 21 February 1970)
- António Ribeiro (5 March 1973 – 24 March 1998)
- Cláudio Hummes (21 February 2001 - incumbent)
- GCatholic.org. "Basilicas in Italy". Retrieved 2013-10-31.
- Cardinal Title S. Antonio da Padova in Via Merulana GCatholic
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