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  • Excellent29%
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Sep 5, 2018
“This is no longer the American Catholic Church in Rome”
Dec 30, 2017
“Nice church!”
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 8 October 2012

My husband and I just returned from celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary in Italy. We wanted to renew our vows in the Catholic Church and found Santa Susanna through TripAdvisor. While we were in Rome, they performed an incredibly beautiful ceremony for us as part...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 16 September 2014

The sign says "restoration" but the real story is the nuns don't want the American parishioners and so they are locked out. English Masses are held in several other nearby churches. This has been the case for over a year so I am not sure...More

4  Thank AFHJ
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

If you are looking for the American church (and papal Audience tickets), the American parish is now St. Patrick on Via Boncompagni 31 - side street near American Embassy. Their website is stpatricksamericanrome.org. So now that the nuns have gotten rid of the American parish,...More

Thank AFHJ
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Santa Susanna is the official American Catholic church in Rome and we happened to be in the area and dropped by. Run by the Paulist Fathers from the United States since 1922 with all services conducted in English, it sits just a few blocks from...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2017

The Church of Saint Susanna at the Baths of Diocletian in Italian: Chiesa di Santa Susanna alle Terme di Diocleziano is a Roman Catholic parish church located on the Quirinal Hill in Rome, Italy. From its history, the church has served as the national parish...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

When we were planning our trip to Rome, we wanted to get a Sposi Novelli audience with the Pope, and there wasn't much up-to-date information out there about how to do it. The American community at Santa Susanna was extremely helpful. All we had to...More

1  Thank orthobass
Reviewed 21 August 2016

A beautiful Roman church with an American association. It was closed when we visited – we admired the exterior. And since my mom’s name is Susanna, we couldn’t resist a photo of her with a chiesa of the same name! Beautiful architecture.

Thank Kardoesie
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Not sure whether this is an active church or not. Was not able to go in when we visited. The outside of the church is nice but not sure about the interior.

Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Fond memories wash over me when I see this church. It is the American Catholic church in Rome. This is where I had my first job at 13 years old. I worked in the library and made arrangements for Americans to get general audience tickets....More

2  Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 19 June 2015

This church is actually not a free-standing church but uses established facilities, ie, Santa Maria degli Angeli e di Martiri or an inside chapel. It was a pleasure to attend an English mass for a change. It is amazing to see how the church facilities...More

1  Thank eiram55
Reviewed 20 March 2015

Attempted to visit here as was recommended in my guidebook, but it is closed. A sign on the door says it is closed for refurbishing, and no indication of when that might change. If it has been closed to tourists, as some suggest, then hopefully...More

1  Thank KlapauciusJapan
Reviewed 16 September 2014

The sign says "restoration" but the real story is the nuns don't want the American parishioners and so they are locked out. English Masses are held in several other nearby churches. This has been the case for over a year so I am not sure...More

4  Thank AFHJ
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