San Girolamo a Corviale

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San Girolamo a Corviale is a titular church in Rome .


The parish was founded on March 9, 1965 with the decree Quotidianis curis by Cardinal Vicar Clemente Micara . On February 14, 2015, the elevation to the title church of the Roman Catholic Church took place by Pope Francis. Patron saint is the church father Hieronymus .

The modern church building, based on a design by the architect Francesco Fornari in the 1960s, welcomes visitors with a high, elongated pitched roof gable and a veranda with three segment arches. The nave is single; the altar area is also covered by an arched roof. In the center there is an icon of the crucifixion with the depiction of Christ on the cross and on the sides the figures of Mary and John. The main material is a red brick as well as concrete and steel beams.

The church is located on Via dei Buonvisi 3 in the Roman district of Gianicolense in the south-west of Rome and near the well-known Corviale residential complex ("Europe's longest residential high-rise"). The entrance to the area is at the corner of Via dei Buonvisi and Via della Casetta Mattei .

Cardinal priest

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Individual evidence

  1. "Francesco Fornari" on , accessed on May 3, 2016 (English)
  2. ^ “Le Chiese moderne di Roma” on , accessed on May 3, 2016 (Italian)

Coordinates: 41 ° 51 ′ 9.4 "  N , 12 ° 25 ′ 19.4"  E