Chiesa di Santa Maria in Traspontina, Rome

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The Church of Santa Maria in Traspontina is a Roman Catholic titular church in Rome, run by the Carmelites. It is on the Via della Conciliazione, the primary road of the Roman Rione of Borgo.


Pope Sixtus V designated the church as a cardinalitial titulus on 13 April 1587. The current cardinal of Santa Maria in Traspontina is the former Archbishop of Quebec, Marc Ouellet, who supports Opus Dei, and is the Prefect of the Sacred Congregation of Bishops of the Roman Curia. He was Cardinal Priest from 2003 to 2018, and continued there when co-opted to suburbicarian rank.
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  • Not far from the Vatican Obelisk is beautiful small church. You have to watch because it is easy to pass without seeing it. The insite is a mazing with a lot of altars and beautiful paintings. Do...  more »
  • Three entry portals mark the church whose façade is in travertine (some of which came from the Colosseo), with two orders connected by volutes and a tympanum. The statue of Madonna and Child above...  more »
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  • Beautiful place. We were treated like cattle Brig herded through. I would never do it again. It's a real pity...
  • Beautiful cathedral and one of many must see churches in Italy which illustrate the historic significance and lasting architecture of the catholic church.

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