The parish was suppressed in 2002. Initially things did not go well, and its most famous superior, Hildebrand, had to restore and embellish the church around 1070 before he became Pope Gregory VII. This was apparently established by a female proprietor called Lucina, and was named after her. Scopri la sua ubicazione e i punti d'interesse vicini con la nostra mappa interattiva. They were part of the set given to the church by the Khedive of Egypt, and formed part of a large baldacchino that covered the altar area and overtopped the canopy. The basilica would have been given a Baroque makeover, with semi-circular pillared porticos at both ends. About 50 years later, Pope St Symmachus (498–514) ordered the reconstruction of the apse which was unsafe, and also opened a hostel for pilgrims. Their columns are arranged in the classical manner, with the heavy Doric style at the bottom, then the lighter Ionic style and on the top level Corinthian columns. The basilica is part of the Seven Church Walk. They were made in 1882, together with the statues of SS Peter and Paul by the confessio. 186 Via Ostiense(Metro: Basilica San Paolo). The main part of the monastery is on the east side of this, a long and rather grim three-storey block which displays its mediaeval origins in its rather autistic civic presence. It is below the high altar on the nave side, and is approached by a double staircase. The columns were taken from the old building; one of them bears Pope Siricius' inscription about the building of the Theodosian basilica. The ceiling vault has a fresco depicting events from the life of St Lawrence, with lots of angels in attendance, and is by Antonio Viligiardi. Three larger such windows occupy each of the transept ends, below the gable. Either side of this runs a very odd screen wall, which conceals the apse and side chapels from the street. The right hand leaf has, left to right and top to bottom: Martyrdom of St Philip, St Philip, Martyrdom of St James. Those of the main arcade were of Parian marble from Greece, and were ribbed. The mosaic on the first arch you come to as you walk up the nave is originally from the 5th century. St James, Martyrdom of St Simon, St Simon. In 1833 Luigi Poletti became the new chief architect. This was the most famous of the many floods that the basilica suffered owing to its position, just by a meander of the river. The abbey has a mediaeval cloister next to the right hand end of the transept, and can be visited. Basilikan är helgad åt Paulus . Left of the apse is the Blessed Sacrament Chapel, designed in the Baroque style in 1725 by Carlo Maderno and formerly known as the Chapel of the Crucifix. According to subsequent tradition, established less than a century later, St Paul was executed on the orders of the Emperor Nero about the 65 AD (or, at least, before 68 AD when the emperor killed himself). La basilica papale di San Paolo fuori le mura è una delle quattro basiliche papali di Roma, la seconda più grande dopo quella di San Pietro in Vaticano. In the tympanum of the pediment Christ is shown between the Apostles Peter and Paul. Localizzazione di Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura sulla mappa di Roma. However, work on the nave progressed so quickly that Pope Pius IX was able to perform a solemn consecration in 1854. During the Middle Ages the abbey was under the special patronage of the kings of England, and as a result its coat of arms contains the device of the "Order of the Garter", the highest chivalric dignity conferred by the English crown. The number of visitors has certainly fallen substantially since the latter part of the 20th century. This room is ancient, but the arrangement of the baptistry is modern as it was restored in 1930 by Arnaldo Foschini as the last phase of the restoration after the fire. The lowest section shows the Old Testament Prophets Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel and Daniel and these figures are separated by three large arched windows. had been appointed architect at first, but his plans for radical changes were eventually rejected and he was removed from the project in November, . However, the pope decided to restore the basilica to its former glory, rather than replace it with a new church in a more modern style. The font, however, is modern, and is carved from a block of veined marble. "Romeartlover" web-page with 18th century engraving, Engraving of the ruin after the great fire, Piranesi engraving of the basilica before the fire, Youtube video of an English tour of the basilica, https://romanchurches.fandom.com/wiki/San_Paolo_fuori_le_Mura?oldid=21808, St Paul Reaches Rome and is Welcomed by the Faithful. He was assisted by a colleague identified as Peter ("cum suo socio Petro"), which recent scholarship has identified as Pietro di Oderisio. The openings in the slab were used to send incense into the tomb, and to pass pieces of cloth nearer the body so that they could be taken away as relics. It used to have the dignity of a patriarchal basilica, being assigned to the Patriarch of Alexandria, but this dignity has been abolished and should no longer be referred to. Much more worryingly, the detail is added that his body spurted milk instead of blood -this bizarre feature seems to link the tale to a Manichaean rather than a Christian source. It recovered well enough to elect its own abbot in 2015, who is Roberto Dotta. The inscription in the mosaics is a poem describing the importance of his cloister in the life of a monk, and its use as a place of meditation and study. It was designed by Luigi Poletti. In the centre of the cross is another depiction of the Teaching Christ. The base and top may have been reused from an older candlestick. It survived the fire, but was destroyed during the rebuilding. It is the most sumptuous surviving Carolingian Bible. The reliefs on the door show scenes from the lives, apostolates and martyrdoms of Sts Peter and Paul, according to the wishes of the abbot of the monastery, Bl Ildefonso Schuster. The four rivers flowing from it symbolize the gospels, and the twelve lambs drinking from the rivers symbolize the Apostles. Rispetto in ogni luogo della Basilica e dell’Abbazia del mantenimento della distanza di sicurezza, l’osservanza delle regole di igiene delle mani, l’uso di idonei dispositivi di protezione personale (come ad esempio una mascherina che copra naso e bocca). , who ordered the mosaic. Several more restorations and changes were later carried out, under Pope St Gregory the Great (590-604) who raised the floor of the transept; Pope Sergius I (687-701) who repaired the roof and the hostel; Pope Hadrian I (772-95) who restored the aisles and laid a new floor in the atrium, and Pope Leo III (796-816) who ordered the transept, roof and floors to be repaired again, and who also added the apse mosaic. Paul and James at Jerusalem by Cesare Dias. Behind the apse was a third, peculiar chapel on a trapezoidal plan. However, in practice the basilica and monastery are separately administered. However, stylistic comparisons with the mosaic at Santi Nereo e Achilleo indicates that this mosaic was completely redone around the year 800. The status of the basilica is complicated, and can confuse. The idea of adding a new painting for every new pope was then established. According to the Diocese, Mass is celebrated: Weekdays 6:45, 8:00, 9:00, 10:30, 17:00 (18:00 Saturdays); Sundays and Solemnities 7:00, 8:00, 9:00, 10:30, 12:00, 18:00. Da 1.300 anni, i monaci benedettini vivono presso la Basilica di San Paolo a Roma, dove si conservano le sue spoglie mortali e cosa ancora più importante, dove si cerca ispirazione dal suo insegnamento e dalla sua vita di santità. The only reasonable way to get here is via the Metro. They have Composite capitals embellished with angels and vine leaves, and support four trefoil arches. Consecrated: The 19th century art critics were not the only people who hated this structure. In niches along the walls, there are statues of ten Apostles. It was reported on December 7th 2006 that Giorgio Filippi, an archeologist and inscriptions expert at the Vatican Museums and working for the Vatican, had unearthed a marble sarcophagus dating from "at least 390" as he supervised work to excavate the ancient crypt beneath the church. In 1115 there was a serious fire, and Pope Innocent II had a wall with columns built along the major axis of the transept in order to support the unsafe roof. As mentioned, this was divided by a screen wall with a large arch behind the tomb, and four smaller ones on each side supported by three columns of cipollino and granite. See the abbey website (link below). It is known as the Gregorian portico because it was built under Pope Gregory XVI (1831-1846) by Luigi Poletti. The Papal Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls (Italian: Basilica Papale di San Paolo fuori le Mura), commonly known as Saint Paul's Outside the Walls, is one of Rome's four ancient, papal, major basilicas, along with the basilicas of Saint John in the Lateran, Saint Peter's, and Saint Mary Major. Vision at Troas and Exorcism at Philippi by Luigi Cochetti. The two statues to either side here are St Benedict by Filippo Gnaccarini, and St Scholastica by Felice Baini. This was apparently owing to difficulties over staffing (the monastery provides its own staff, and does not rely on the Vatican employees in the basilica). It was before this icon that St Ignatius of Loyola and his companions made their first public vows on August 22nd 1541 and hence began the history of the Society of Jesus . Ring in the new year with a Britannica Membership, https://www.britannica.com/place/San-Paolo-Fuori-le-Mura, Western architecture: Second period, after ad 313. The New Testament states in Acts 19:11-12 "God did extraordinary miracles through Paul, so that even handkerchiefs and aprons that had touched him were taken to the sick, and their illnesses were cured and the evil spirits left them.". Below is the Lamb of God on the mountain of Paradise. There, the Acts of the Apostles terminates by describing him as spending two years under house arrest at Rome after arriving there from Jerusalem in about the year 60 AD. There are a total of 150 such columns in the structure. This fabulously rare stone, which can be found in other churches in Rome, came from the one source in the Eastern Desert of Egypt known as the Mons Porphyrites. The other columns on this side, and all on the right hand side, were still standing and supporting the upper walls but surviving engravings show them to be very seriously damaged. We recommend booking Abbazia di San Paolo Fuori Le Mura tours ahead of time to secure your spot. No The cities are Jerusalem and Bethlehem. Edizione in facsimile del documento originale (Editalia, 1993). The artists, with their Venetian background, were influenced by Byzantine traditions, leading to this change. It replaced the destroyed Cavallini frescoes. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura. By tradition they had been pillaged from the Roman Forum, especially the Basilica Aemilia. It was one of the last wishes of Pope John XXIII that the old main door be taken out of the museum and restored, and since 1967 it is used to close the inside of the Holy Door between Jubilee Years. The decoration is impressive, and freatures stylized animals in malachite, lapis lazuli and mother-of-pearl. In 1325 the façade was provided with a mosaic. The postal address is Via Ostiense 184, in the Ostiense quarter. In the process the monastery was made an abbey nullius, meaning that it was its own diocese with the abbot simultaneously a bishop. Two were remelted in 1863 and 1930, and the other two, which dated to 1658, were kept here until 1959. Conversion of the Jailer at Philippi by Giuseppi Sereni. Pope Clement VI had the damage repaired. You should make a point of entering the church through the main doors - not only because it gives the right first impression of the interior, but also because the atrium is a good place to start your visit here. In between the large windows were figures of Our Lady and SS Paul, Peter and John the Baptist. This is because the church was awkwardly fitted in between two ancient roads, the Via Laurentina and the Via Ostiensis, the junction of which used to be just to the north. Hence, the abbot here no longer has the equivalent status of bishop. La Parrocchia. Beneath Christ is a throne with the instruments of the Passion and a jewelled Cross; this ancient symbol is known as the Hetimasia. The former is formed of a group of humans and animals, included sphinxes. At the end of the Holy Year of 1700, the Tiber flooded the area and the basilica could not be visited by pilgrims for the Jubilee indulgence. Under him, the revitalised community became well-known for its ecumenical outreach. The sarcophagus has Paolo Apostolo Martyr (Paul Apostle Martyr) written on it, and is very likely to contain the remains of Saint Paul. The ceiling is decorated with the coats-of-arms of the popes who were engaged in the rebuilding, and is richly coffered in gold and white. A San Paolo fuori le mura bazilika ( Falakon kívüli Szent Pál-bazilika) Róma második legnagyobb bazilikája, amelyet állítólag Pál apostol sírja fölé emeltek, az Ostia felé vezető úton, amely akkor a városfalakon kívül esett, innen származik a templom elnevezése. Pope Martin V (1386-1481) continued the work, and in 1426 the work was intensified under the rector of the church, Gabriele Condulmer, later Pope Eugene IV. Martyrdom of St Andrew, St Andrew, Burial of St John. Above the loggia the frontage of the nave had three large arched windows over three smaller ones, and above the windows the frontage was coved before ending in a triangular pediment. The marble triptych above the altar is of the school of Andrea Bregno, 15th century, and used to be on the counterfaçade. Its territory had become restricted after the creation of new suburban parishes out of its extent, but it is still very unusual for the Diocese of Rome to suppress a parish. Saint Paul. The inscription says PAULO APOSTOLO MART., and it has been dated to the 4th century, although there is little to go by other than the crude style of the letters. It is best to start any visit to the basilica from the nave entrances, but to leave here via the north-west corner of the transept. Paul Declaring Himself a Roman Citizen by Natale Carta (again). Pope St Leo the Great (440–461) restored the church after an earthquake, and it was he who, by tradition began the commissioning of series of papal portraits in the nave. Visitors in recent years have found the monastery's public entrance shut for lunch from 13:00 to 15:00, especially in August. There are four large enclosed chapels flanking the apse, with a set of doors by Foschini of 1928. (The old door had been a gift from Pope Gregory VII, set up in 1070, and was made of the same materials. It was made under the supervision of Archbishop Hincmar of Reims (845-875). The left hand leaf has, left to right and top to bottom: Baptism of Christ, Transfiguration, Entry into Jerusalem. It is the only one of the four chapels with an apse, and survived the fire completely intact. The sybils and prophets on the vault are, however, by Anastasio Fontebuoni. The new porphyry columns are obviously not of the old imperial type, having a different hue and larger inclusions in the stone. Due to a lack of funds, only the roof was renewed and this work was completed under Pope Clement X. Papal basilica The original bell-tower at the entrance was added in the 11th or 12th century. Two enormous Ionic columns of cipollino marble (white with pale green streaks), from the island of Euboea in Greece, supported the triumphal arch. Tra le parrocchie attualmente affidate ai frati francescani, San Sebastiano fuori le mura è la prima a Roma e una tra le primissime in tutta Italia. The architect was one Cyriades. The present door is of gilded bronze sculpted by Enrico Manfrini, and was installed in 2000 to replace an ordinary wooden door. San Paolo Fuori le Mura (St. Paul Outside the Walls), a basilica built by Constantine over the grave of St. Paul, the Apostle, was replaced starting in 386 by a structure mammoth for its time. Below are SS Peter and Paul, the latter pointing toward his tomb. Vision to Paul in Jerusalem and Paul before Felix by Domenico Bartolini. The altarpiece is by Vincenzo Camuccini, and it and the statues are framed by four Corinthian columns of pavonazzetto ("Peacock") marble supporting an architrave the frieze of which has a dedicatory inscription. A statue of the saint by Rinaldo Rinaldi stands above the altar; he is described in art histories as a "mediocre disciple of Canova". Salvi, Paccagnini and Andrea Alippi were appointed as Belli's assistants. In this, the Corinthian columns supported an entablature with projecting cornice, and above was a hemispherical dome. This has no structural significance, and seems to have been provided in order to prevent people creeping into the corners and doing what human beings do at night. This hardly matters when the basilica is open to the public or when the brethren are celebrating liturgically, but you cannot expect to remain on your own to pray in the basilica once the doors are locked. The roof is pitched and tiled, with separate pitches at the same height for nave and transept. The monastery gardens are sometimes visitable via a guided tour. Roman Catholic Il famoso candelabro pasquale di San Paolo fuori le Mura (sec. The community never recovered from this. The status of the basilica is complicated, and can confuse. These are sheltered under a pagoda roof. On the other hand, it is correct to note that the present church nave, though magnificent, is a vast empty space with few devotional aids and in winter it can be painfully cold. It was probably started by a careless worker leaving a brazier burning while lead on the roof was being repaired. The door, of bronze with inlaid silver, is modern, made 1929–1931 by Antonio Maraini after the old door had been damaged in the fire of 1823. The mosaic of the Blessed Virgin with the Christ child, in the style of a Byzantine icon, is from the 12th or 13th century. The CEO of the basilica is an "archpriest" (arciprete) who in June 2018 was Cardinal James Michael Harvey, and the abbot has the title of "Vicar for Pastoral Matters" (Vicario per la Pastorale). Basilica San Paolo fuori le Mura. San Paolo Fuori le Mura (St. Paul Outside the Walls), a basilica built by Constantine over the grave of St. Paul, the Apostle, was replaced starting in 386 by a structure mammoth for its time. It took twenty-two artists only three years to complete the work, from 1857 to 1860. ⚰️ ⚰️ Qui si consacrò una piccola Chiesa, successivamente demolita per la … A shrine, or cella memoriae, was apparently soon erected, and many early Christians came to venerate the "Apostle to the Gentiles". There were, however, coved ceilings for the transept. The clock faces on the second level are by Mariano Trevellini, and were made in 1863. (The modern junction is to the south). Among the artists who made them are A. Allegretti, F. Fabi-Altini, E. Gallori and E. Maccagnani. They have been repainted several times, and are not now in a good condition. The first architect to lead the actual rebuilding was Pasquale Belli. It is thought that the legend arose from the provision of a colonnaded atrium by the pope. The process of converting the temporary fresco likenesses into mosaic was only completed in 1875, and 19th century critics of the rebuilding were unkind about the result. A crypt was opened behind the high altar at the same time but it was removed later, probably under Pope Leo III (795-816). The cloister garth is now occupied by a rose garden of high quality (for Italy, anyway). The last work of restoration was the provision of a baptistry in 1931 (the church was parochial). Built: Many art historians were brutally critical of the result, complaining that little that was old was preserved and that the result looked like a train station (that jibe came from Augustus Hare). Martyrdom of St Stephen, and Conversion of Saul by Pietro Gagliardi. Throughout the mediaeval and post-mediaval period, the basilica and monastery stood alone in open countryside. Basilica San Paolo Fuori le Mura - Benvenuti nella Basilica Papale di San Paolo fuori le Mura. The walls of the walks are a display of items of ancient sculpture and epigraphy recovered in excavations, especially during the rebuilding. Contemporary documentary witnesses to the career of St Paul only occur in the New Testament. The project was started by Pope Pius IX. Abbazia di San Paolo fuori le Mura December 29, 2020 at 4:12 AM Programma ed Orari delle Celebrazioni Liturgiche e confessioni dal 28 dicembre 2020 al 8 gennaio 2021 It is only open during Holy Years, and its opening is a ceremony performed by the Pope. The Chapel of Relics has a set of chains said to be the prison chains of St Pauls, used in the last days before his execution. The balustrade in white marble surrounding the, Jubilee. On the Via Ostiense to the north of the east end of the basilica are displayed excavated tombs of the cemetery in which St Paul was buried. It is often impossible to get a chance to see it, but there is a copy in the museum is you want to get an idea of what it looks like. This created a little walled town known as "Johannipolis" (in Italian Giovannipoli), or "City of John" after Pope John VIII. When the burning nave roof fell in, the temperature became so high that all the marble columns in the nave were calcined and the porphyry columns of the shrine exploded. (Much salvaged stonework was, however, re-used as floor and wall covering.) The mosaic was damaged in the fire, but has been restored. The tablets to each side list those bishops present for the re-consecration in 1854. Ephesians burning their Magic Scrolls by Casimiro De Rossi. Santa Maria Addolorata a Piazza Buenos Aires, Nostra Signora del Santissimo Sacramento e Santi Martiri Canadesi, Santi Vincenzo e Anastasio alle Tre Fontane. Det är en av de fyra stora antika huvudbasilikorna ( basilicae maiores) i Rom (inklusive Peterskyrkan i Vatikanstaten ). There are currently eight spaces available. The apse conch has a semi-dome in metal. Denomination: The work is in the Gothic style, which is a bit unfortunate in this church, and the separate contributions of each artist are discernible. Its 54 panels show scenes from the lives of Christ and the Apostles. The floors were of Cosmatesque work, interspersed with many memorial inscriptions, and there were other memorials on the internal walls. The former one, recently built by Alessandro Specchi, had collapsed on 1 May 1724. Inside the nave columns were of marble, with Corinthian capitals. At the start of the 15th century, the basilica was again in bad repair. Many painters were involved in the restoration, including those involved in the St Paul fresco panels which are above the roundels on the nave walls. Four gilded stucco angels are in the side niches. This is in the left hand transept. The Latin inscription at the bottom reads: Ad sacram Pauli cunctis venientibus aedem sit pacis donum perpetuoque salus ("May the gift of peace and salvation for ever be to all those coming to the holy temple of Paul"). Si ringrazia l’Università di Villanova in Pennsylvania (USA) per la realizzazione della visita virtuale della Basilica di San Paolo Fuori le Mura As a result of all this, in 883 a set of defensive walls and towers encircling the church were completed. The gold mosaics are impressing, especially on a sunny day or in the evening when the façade is floodlit. There are three columns and nine rows on each of the two leaves. Interestingly, the figure of Christ on the cross is clothed in a tunic. The present Gregorian entrance portico did not exist, and the ends of the transept were occupied by two altars each. The large (for Rome) monastery garden is south of the basilica's nave. Read more. The reliefs depict (see drawing on the right): Flanking the main door are 19th century statues of Sts Peter and Paul by Gregorio Zappalà. There are fretwork pinnacles above these statues, and a small shrine in the centre of the roof surmounted by a pyramidal spire. This chapel, the first on the right, was designed by Carlo Maderno in 1629. According to the inscription on the triumphal arch, it was consecrated in 390 by Siricius, and completed in 395 under Emperor Honorius. In 1845 two new chapels off the transept were built, bringing the total to four. They are exposed in the church on his feasts. Other portions of the original work have been kept in the so-called "Gregorian Room" which is to the right of St Benedict's Chapel. The throne is flanked by a pair of angels as well as the Apostles carrying scrolls with the text of Gloria in excelsis in a version slightly different to that used in Mass. A strange legend associated with Pope Hadrian is that he restored a colonnaded walkway which ran from the Porta San Paolo to the basilica. The wall pilasters are of red granite, and the dado of black and white Numidian breccia. Paul Meets Rome's Christians and Paul in Rome by Carlo Gavardini. The porphyry columns are new, but the rest surprisingly survived the fire except for some details of the roof. Sie liegt zwischen der heutigen Via Ostiense und dem Tiber und wird daher oft auch Basilica Ostiense genannt. The first on the left is that of St Stephen. Also in the 13th century the altar canopy was built, and a series of paintings on the main nave walls was executed by Pietro Cavallini. 19th century art critics described this work as "stupid". On the corresponding left side, the 17th century statue of St Bridget is by Stefano Maderno and depicts her vision before the crucifix just mentioned. It was a small edifice, built either over the actual tomb of St Paul or his shrine -which is unclear, but the former is more likely. The rest of the Divine Office celebrated in common by the monks is usually in one of the external side chapels, and is not publicised. There are also pharmaceutical items, toiletries and foodstuffs from other monasteries. The throne is flanked by a pair of angels as well as the Apostles carrying scrolls with the text of. The twelve fluted Doric columns are ancient, from the Portonaccio (Veio) excavations at Isola Farnese , and have Composite capitals decorated with flowers. Commission of Paul and Barnabas, Conversion of Sergius at Paphos, Paul and Barnabas at Lystra and Stoning of Paul at Lystra by Cesare Mariani. Paul Cures the Father of Publius by Nicola Consoni. The basilica is popular for the Sacrament of Penance. A serious problem that emerged as a result was malaria as an endemic disease, which made a pilgrimage here somewhat risky and persuaded the monastic community to move elsewhere in the summer months. This is the most convenient entrance to the church for most local people, since it is by the main road. Closer examination is possible by means of occasional guided tours -search online for Necropoli di San Paolo. This is a very ancient iconographic tradition, which was dying out at the time when the candlestick was carved. There is a larger cloister to the south of the mediaeval one and which shares its south range, but this has no arcades. Other columns were of violet breccia and Pentelic marble. Bazylika św. It is the third in dignity of the major basilicas of Rome, after San Giovanni in Laterano and St Peter's, and is the second largest church in Rome. The lower windows have fine alabaster panes, given by King Fuad I of Egypt. The front (west) side has three rows of columns one behind the other, and on the inner side there are thirteen lunettes with paintings depicting Christ giving a blessing and the Apostles. Christ with SS Paul and Panteleimon, Martyrdom of St Peter, St Peter. It's 7.48 metres high and 3.35 metres wide. Attractions near Basilica Papale San Paolo Fuori le Mura: (0.11 mi) Abbazia di San Paolo Fuori Le Mura (0.12 mi) Si Rome m'etait contee (0.06 mi) Sepolcreto Ostiense (0.15 mi) Nuovo Teatro San Paolo (0.23 mi) Pasta all'Uovo Renzo e Lucia; View all attractions near Basilica Papale San Paolo Fuori le Mura on Tripadvisor $ The arcades of the outer aisles were less seriously damaged, and the mediaeval campanile was intact as was the Baroque portico. In 1620 a chapel for the Blessed Sacrament was designed by Carlo Maderno, and built just to the right of the apse. At the same time, a series of other restorations were completed under Pope Benedict XIV. The counterfaçade has six alabaster columns given by the Khedive of Egypt, Muhammed Ali , in 1840; there are four more by the confessio. The oratory is also the direct route from basilica to the cloisters, with a turnstile installed, and is also used for the sale of souvenirs. It was replaced by a new structure by Luigi Poletti between 1840 and 1860, behind the apse and with a different look. Churches of Rome Wiki is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. It may have been given to Pope John VIII at Christmas 875. An abbot elected in 1964, Giovanni Franzoni, apostatized and was laicized by Pope St Paul VI in 1976 (claiming subsequently to be a "dissident Catholic theologian" and "Christian Communist"). The latter is governed by its own abbot, but the former is staffed by Vatican employees and the abbot has no administrative jurisdiction here apart from liturgical and pastoral concerns. It made a nonsense of the mediaeval altar canopy, and blocked the view of the apse mosaic from the nave. 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