An archaeological guide provided historical information and answered questions during a visit to the catacombs by delegates of the Synod on Synodality. Early Christians gathered within the catacombs for funeral rites and to honor the martyrs. Rome, Italy. Oct. 12, 2023. | Credit: Vatican Media

Rome to Host 7th Day of the Catacombs, Opportunity to Reflect on Early Christians

Feb 19, 2024

Rome's catacombs will be open to the public for free guided tours and moments of prayer and reflection on Saturday, March 2.

Catacombs of Priscilla. Credit: Vatican News.

Pope Francis Celebrates All Souls' Day Mass in Rome Catacombs

Nov 2, 2019

Pope Francis celebrated Mass Saturday for the souls of the dead in Rome’s Catacombs of Priscilla, saying the place of a Christian is in the safety of the hands of God, whatever the outside circumstances might be.