Santa Emerenziana a Tor Fiorenza

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Santa Emerenziana a Tor Fiorenza

The Church of Saint Emerentiana on Tor Fiorenza (Italian: Santa Emerenziana a Tor Fiorenza, Latin: S. Emerentianae ad locum vulgo Tor Fiorenza) is a Roman Catholic titular church in Rome, built as a parish church, by decree of Cardinal Francesco Marchetti Selvaggiani. On the 5 March 1973 Pope Paul VI granted it a titular church as a seat for Cardinals.

At present the Titulus Sancta Emerentianae ad locum vulgo Tor Fiorenza is vacant, and has been vacant since 2009.

Architecture

The facade has three doors which are framed by travertine marble. The church has three naves separated by pillars, with six side chapels. The apse is dominated by a large mosaic depicting the Triumph of the Church, by the Franciscan Belluno Ugolino.

List of Cardinal Priests
  • José Salazar López (5 March 1973 – 9 July 1991)
  • Peter Seiichi Shirayanagi (26 November 1994 - 30 December 2009)

Building Activity

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    about 5 years ago via OpenBuildings.com