Basilica del Sacro Cuore di Gesù a Castro Pretorio

Architecture & Buildings

Europe, Italy, Rome

Sacro Cuore di Gesú al Castro Pretorio (English: Sacred Heart of Jesus at the Praetorian Barracks) is a Roman Catholic parish and titular church in Rome, Italy. It was built in 1887 by Francesco Vespignani. Dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the church is served by the Salesians. It has an adjoining boarding-school of arts and industries. It was elevated to minor basilica in 1921.