The First Icons of Saints Peter and Paul

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 \AM\.\Wed\.

Nicole Winfield of the Associated Press wrote this neat article on these rediscovered icons inside Rome’s catacombs:

Twenty-first century laser technology has opened a window into the early days of the Catholic Church, guiding researchers through the dank, musty catacombs beneath Rome to a startling find: the first known icons of the apostles Peter and Paul.

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Video: The Catacombs of Rome

Friday, May 28, 2010 \PM\.\Fri\.

The short video by the informative website Rome Reports shows beautiful and never before seen images of the world beneath Rome.  From the Temple of Mithra to the underground aqueduct that feeds Trevi Fountain.