Articles on this issue "catacombs"
Benedict XVI congratulated Antongiulio Granelli for his doctoral thesis that won the 2007 award of the Pontifical Academies. Granelli's thesis "Il Cimitero di Panfilo sulla via Salaria vetus a …read more
Admission to the Vatican Museums and the catacombs of Rome will be free this Sunday, a gesture of the Holy See's participation in European Heritage Days. The Heritage Days initiative, promoted …read more
Iraq is seeing the rise of a new version of an old phenomenon: the catacombs. "Iraqi Christians are obliged to celebrate Mass in churches' basements. They live under the constant threat of …read more
Entrance to the Vatican Museums and to the catacombs of Rome will be free next Sunday, as a gesture of the Holy See's participation in the European Patrimony Days. The event is an initiative …read more
A year after John Paul II's historic visit to this country, the Ukrainian Catholic University was inaugurated on June 29. The rector of the university is Father Borys Gudziak. Born in …read more
John Paul II said that the catacombs of Rome are "places of new evangelization, prayer, and cultural promotion for pilgrims from all over the world." When the Holy Father received the …read more
An Italian diocese has launched a plan to foster the rebirth of Catholicism in Moldova, a former Soviet satellite now besieged by crime and corruption. Archbishop Cosmo Francesco Ruppi of …read more