Roma: Waldensian church / Chiesa Evangelica Valdese

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The Waldensian church in Piazza Cavour is a place of Christian worship situated in Rome, in the Prati district, in Piazza Cavour. It was built between 1911 and 1912, within the complex, is also home to the Waldensian Faculty of Theology.

The facade of the temple, in the Romanesque Revival style, overlooking Piazza Cavour and is framed between two towers with cupolas, in which there are, on many levels, single and mullioned windows. The central part of the facade is surmounted by a large cross and is decorated with a rose window and a porch enclosed by stained glass windows. At the center, the splayed doorway with a round arch and a lunette mosaic bearing the inscription: "LUX IN + + + LUCET TENEBRIS" (the light shines in the darkness).


Il tempio valdese di piazza Cavour è un luogo di culto cristiano situato a Roma, nel Rione Prati, in Piazza Cavour. Esso fu costruito fra il 1911 e il 1912 e, all'interno del suo complesso, si trova anche la sede Facoltà Teologica Valdese. La facciata del tempio, in stile neoromanico, si affaccia su piazza Cavour ed è inquadrata fra due campanili con cupolette, in cui si aprono, su vari livelli, monofore e trifore. La parte centrale della facciata è sormontata da una grande croce ed è decorata da un rosone ed un loggiato chiuso da vetrate policrome. Al centro, il portale strombato con arco a tutto sesto ed una lunetta musiva recante la scritta: "LUX + LUCET + IN + TENEBRIS" (la luce splende nelle tenebre).

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Paolo “Canpao” Canna… on May 14, 2013

Thank you so much

senmax

for your always welcome visit, The kind words on my picture and L 43. Good day and best regards, Canpao

Jutta Pohlers on May 14, 2013

Sehr schöne Aufnahme Like Viele Grüße Jutta

Paolo “Canpao” Canna… on May 14, 2013

Thank you so much

Jutta

for your always welcome visit, The kind words on my picture and L 44. Best wishes, Canpao

Jarda cz on May 25, 2013

Very nice photo - beautifully illuminated - like - thanks for your visit, greetings from Bohemia - Jaroslav

Paolo “Canpao” Canna… on May 25, 2013

Thanks

Jaroslav

for your always welcome visit, the kind words for my picture and L 45. All the Best , Canpao

Ernandes C Santos on May 30, 2013

Imagem preciosa e fascinante, trabalho belíssimo e magnífico, Muito boa, Gosto das suas fotos, Obrigado por compartilhar, sinto-me honrado em comentar suas fotos, parabéns...L I K E...Desejo muita paz e saúde...."Ame a vida e os bons amigos, pois a vida é curta e os bons amigos são poucos."....Um abraço, do seu Amigo Ernandes...Saudações calorosas de São Paulo - Brasil

Paolo “Canpao” Canna… on May 30, 2013

Thanks

Ernandes

for your always welcome visit, the kind words for my picture and L 46.Good evening and all the Best, Canpao

Fred Quader on August 7, 2013

L 47, looks very well.

Paolo “Canpao” Canna… on August 8, 2013

Thanks

Kastl

for your always welcome visit, the kind words for my picture and L 47.Good day and Best wishes, Canpao

Diane MP on September 29, 2013

canpao - I had never heard of this religion, so found good information HERE. Fascinating history! Thanks for introducing me to this through your photo. LIKE.

Paolo “Canpao” Canna… on September 29, 2013

Thanks

Diane

for your always welcome visit, the kind words for my picture and Like.I am glad that the description under the photo will be helpful. Best wishes, Canpao

gianluigi bonomini on July 8, 2014

Like48+++ per te Paolo, bella chiesa Valdese, saluti cordiali per te da Gian.

Paolo “Canpao” Canna… on July 9, 2014

Grazie

Gian per

la tua sempre graditissima visita, il gentile commento e il like 48. Buon serata, Paolo

Ramil Rzayev on February 6

Excellent shot, nice photo!

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Best regards from Baku, Ramil

Thank you so much

Ramil

for your always welcome visit, the kind comment and L 50 + F 1. Nice week, Paolo

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