Russian Church Saint Catherine Martyr in Rome, Italy

Rome is filled with about 800 historical churches. It is uncommon to find a contemporary one. An interesting exception is the Church of Saint Catherine Martyr. The Neo-Byzantine design was finished in 2009. The Russian Orthodox church is dedicated to Saint Catherine of Alexandria. She was beheaded in 305 on command of Roman Emperor Massimino Daia for professing her Christianity. Chiesa di Santa Caterina Martire is located in the 66.75 acre Villa Abamelek Park. Nearby is the Russian embassy and residence of the Russian ambassadors.


Via del Lago Terrione, 77/79, 00165 Roma RM, Italy


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