The Jubilee Church (Chiesa del Dio Padre Misericordioso /Church of God the Merciful Father) was designed by the American architect Richard Meier and built between 1996 and 2003.
The modernist church, which is situated in the district of Tor Tre Teste, was commissioned by Pope John Paul II (r. 1978-205) for the Millennium Jubilee.
The three striking concrete shells symbolise the Holy Trinity.
My name is David Lown and I am an art historian from Cambridge, England. Since 2001 I have lived in Italy, where I run private walking tours of Rome.
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