Santi Aquila e Priscilla

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Santi Aquila e Priscilla
Q11 Portuense - SS. Aquila e Priscilla 06.JPG
Exterior of the church
Basic information
Affiliation Roman Catholic
Region Lazio
Municipality Rome
Completed 1992

Santi Aquila e Priscilla is a Roman Catholic church dedicated to saints Aquila and Priscilla in the quartiere Portuense (Q.XI) of Rome, on via Pietro Blaserna. The church was consecrated on November 15, 1992.

In 1994, John Paul II designated it as a cardinal's titular church, and the current Cardinal-Priest is Cardinal Jaime Lucas Ortega y Alamino, Archbishop of Havana.

History[edit]

The Church was designed by architect Ignazio Breccia Fratadocchi and inaugurated by Cardinal Vicar Ugo Poletti on May 10, 1992. Pope John Paul II consecrated the church on November 15, 1992.

The parish was established on November 5, 1971 by a decree of Cardinal Vicar Angelo Dell'Acqua entitled Neminem fugit.

Description[edit]

The church is elliptical. The chancel is dominated by a large painting of the Madonna and a massive pipe organ. At the side is the chapel of the Blessed Sacrament illuminated by stained glass. A nursery is located at the bottom of the church, near the main entrance.

External links[edit]

This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the Italian Wikipedia.

Coordinates: 41°52′01″N 12°28′23″E / 41.8669°N 12.4731°E / 41.8669; 12.4731