Santa Galla

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Santa Galla
St. Galla (in English)
Sancti Gallæ (in Latin)
Roma (Q. Ostiense) - S. Galla 2 Facciata.JPG
Basic information
Location Italy Rome, Italy
Affiliation Roman Catholic
District Lazio
Province Rome
Year consecrated 1940
Ecclesiastical or organizational status Titular church
Leadership Daniel Fernando Sturla Berhouet, SDB
Architectural description
Architect(s) Tullio Rossi
Architectural type Church
Groundbreaking 1940
Completed 1940

The Santa Galla church is a place of Catholic worship in Rome located in the Ostiense district, in via Circonvallazione Ostiense.


It was built in 1940 by architect Tullio Rossi, and was consecrated by Cardinal Ugo Poletti on the 50th anniversary of the parish foundation December 15, 1990.

The church is home to parish, established December 13, 1940 with the decree of the Cardinal Vicar Francesco Marchetti Selvaggiani Templum in honorem. It has been visited by two popes: Pope Paul VI March 13, 1966, and Pope John Paul II on 25 January 1981.

Since February 14, 2015, it is the seat of the Cardinal title of Sancti Galle.

List of Cardinal Protectors[edit]


Coordinates: 41°52′04″N 12°29′23″E / 41.8678°N 12.4896°E / 41.8678; 12.4896