Nostra Signora del Santissimo Sacramento e Santi Martiri Canadesi

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Nostra Signora del Santissimo Sacramento e Santi Martiri Canadesi
Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament and the Holy Canadian Martyrs (English)
Domini Nostræ e Santissimo Sacramenti et Sanctorum Martyrum Canadesium (Latin)
Façade of Nostra Signora
Basic information
Location Italy Rome, Italy
Affiliation Roman Catholic
District Lazio
Province Rome
Year consecrated 1962
Ecclesiastical or organizational status Titular church
Leadership Patrick D'Rozario, CSC
Architectural description
Architect(s) Bruno Maria Apollonj Ghetti
Architectural type Church
Groundbreaking 1950
Completed 1955

Nostra Signora del Santissimo Sacramento e dei Santi Martiri Canadesi (Latin: Dominae Nostrae a Sanctissimo Sacramento et Sanctorum Martyrum Canadensium, Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament and the Canadian Martyrs) is the Roman Catholic national church of Canada, located at 46, Via Giovanni Battista de Rossi, Rome. It is also a titular church since February 1965, when Maurice Roy became its first Cardinal-Priest. It was built in 1955 by Bruno Apollini Ghetti, and made a parish church, served by the Congregation of Priests of the Most Holy Sacrament, by Pope Pius XII. Patrick D'Rozario, CSC is the incumbent cardinal-protector since 2016.

It contains a high altar designed by Francesco Nagni, ceramic decorations (including a fine crucifix) by Angelo Biancini, stained glass windows, mosaics and engraved glass confession door by Giovanni (Janos) Hajnal, and stained glass by Marcello Avenali.

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Pope Paul VI established as titular church on 25 February 1965.

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Coordinates: 41°55′03″N 12°31′08″E / 41.917613°N 12.518967°E / 41.917613; 12.518967