Santa Chiara a Vigna Clara
- Not to be confused with the church of Santa Chiara, Rome.
|Church of Saint Clare in Vigna Clara |
Santa Chiara a Vigna Clara (Italian)
S. Clarae ad Vineam Claram (Latin)
Exterior of Santa Chiara a Vigna Clara.
|Geographic coordinates||41°56′52.88″N 12°27′22.72″E / 41.9480222°N 12.4563111°ECoordinates: 41°56′52.88″N 12°27′22.72″E / 41.9480222°N 12.4563111°E|
|Ecclesiastical or organizational status||Titular church|
The Church of Saint Clare in Vigna Clara (Italian: Santa Chiara a Vigna Clara, Latin: S. Clarae ad Vineam Claram) is a Roman Catholic titular church in Rome, built as a parish church by decree of Cardinal Clemente Micara. In 1969 Pope Paul VI granted it a titular church as a seat for Cardinals.
The church is circular, and is based on the structure of the church of Santo Stefano Rotondo. Behind the altar is a series of paintings, which include scenes of the Nativity and the Annunciation, all done by Mariano Villalta.
List of Cardinal Priests
- Cardinal Title S. Chiara a Vigna Clara GCatholic.org
- Catholic hierarchy
- C. Rendina, Le Chiese di Roma, Newton & Compton Editori, Milano 2000
- M. R. Grifone - C. Rendina, Quartiere XVIII. Tor di Quinto, in AA.VV, I quartieri di Roma, Newton & Compton Editori, Roma 2006