column of Immaculate Conception


Erected by Pope Pius IX to commemorate the definition of the dogma of the Immaculate Conception (1854), is surmounted by a bronze statue of Our Lady and stands in the Piazza di Spagna, the center of the English quarter in Rome, Italy, opposite the palace of the Spanish ambassador.

MLA Citation

  • “column of Immaculate Conception”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 23 March 2010. Web. 4 October 2015. <>