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Rome

Rome combines archaeology and technology for a digital glimpse of the past

Digital projection shows exhibit the long and storied history of the Eternal City.

The Holy Stairs that Jesus climbed to reopen in April

For at least 40 days the worn stairs will remain uncovered, allowing pilgrims to touch and climb the ancient marble steps.

When in Rome: These convents and monasteries offer unique (and affordable) lodging

Many religious orders offer rooms to tourists in their beautiful centuries-old buildings, located within walking distance of the sites of Rome.

Notre Dame is offering a free online class on Roman architecture

The Eternal City has a voice. This class will help you hear it.

This church holds the relics that St. Helena brought back from the Holy Land

A treasure trove of relics have been carefully preserved in Rome's Basilica of the Holy Cross in Jerusalem ever since Emperor Constantine's mother returned from her 4th-century pilgrimage.

“Jubilee Church”: A modernist jewel on the outskirts of Rome

Designed in the late 1990s by American modernist archistar Richard Meier, it has been praised for encapsulating the spirituality of the “new millennium.”

The 12 most important symbols found in the Christian catacombs

Discover the meaning behind the drawings that adorn these ancient underground burial places.

Rome bans tourist buses from the city center

Remember to pack your walking shoes if you travel to the Eternal City.

Rome’s Catacombs witness to the Catholic faith of the early Church

Inscriptions and art found in these ancient burial places shed light on how the first Christians lived their faith.

Ancient Roman history revealed beneath St. John Lateran

Archaeologists try to recreate the buildings that once stood on the site of the oldest Catholic cathedral.

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