Basilica di Santa Maria Ausiliatrice, Rome

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The Church of Saint Mary Help of Christians in Via Tuscolana is a parish and titular church, minor basilica of Rome.The titulus S. Mariae Auxiliatricis in via Tusculana was established by Pope Paul VI on June 7, 1967, by the apostolic constitution "Ad gubernacula christianae".HistoryCreated parish church on March 25, 1932 with the Apostolic Constitution "Inter pastoralis" of Pope Pius XI and entrusted to the Salesians of Don Bosco, it was designed by architects Nicola Mosso and Giulio Vallotti between 1931 and 1936.InteriorThe interior follows a plan of a mix between a Latin cross and Greek cross, with three naves. The walls and ceiling are decorated with frescoes of Baroque inspiration, made by Giuseppe Melle between 1957 and 1965.List of Cardinal Protectors Francesco Carpino, pro illa vice (1967–1978) Giuseppe Caprio (1979–1990) Pio Laghi (1991–2002) Tarcisio Bertone, SDB pro hac vice (2003–2008) Paolo Sardi (2010 - )
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  • Inside it is very beautiful, white marble, dominates via tuscolana. Very nice party with the stalls they do on the occasion of the feast of the Holy
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  • OK it's not the oldest and most beautiful church of Rome face it. But not for his demerit and then get more of churches of a similar taste saw the horrors contenporanei (take a spin on the outskirts and horrified). The Church combines cross-shaped architectural style with the spherical dome on four bramantesque plumes setting. The Interior has a nave with altars and chapels on the sides. The inner surfaces are not covered with marbles are entirely frescoed second iconographic style very eclectic combining various themes. Very decorative details are of Christian inspiration (such as ruffles on the arches of the plumes) other more Baroque. Beautiful in the dome the descent of Mary supported by angels. Imposing apse decoration that takes several symbolic themes and culminates with the crowning of the Virgin. A true Holy Book illustrated with scenes of the Marian mold that alternate with biblical and historical heritage. I'm fond of. The priest who is said to have painted the Church alone (!) bought the colors in my grandmother's hardware store. Will always be my church.
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  • Beautiful chieze of neighborhood. Many initiatives and festivities as it was once in the countries. Big and with a façade well maintained and taken care of
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  • Beautiful building
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  • The Church that I love since I was a little girl because she always brought us here our father. Beautiful and inside you feel the comforting aura of Our Lady who reigns and protects us from the altar with a large statue with Child. I always greet her when I pass by.
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  • Beautiful basilica located on Tuscolana. The building complex attached to the basilica is very large with one of the largest Roman speakers.it also includes a very popular school, sports fields and a theater. Also accessible from Appia Street along the street of the same name that bears the name of the basilica. It is still one of the most popular places of worship in the capital. Great meeting point for or local guy. The interior of the basilica is to be visited.
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