Catacomb of St. Priscilla–Restored, and Now on Google Maps

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Things are bustling today at the Basilica of San Silvestro, the entry point to the catacombs of St. Priscilla.For the past five years, archeologists have been excavating and restoring the paintings inside the catacombs and the basilica where Pope Silvestro is buried.  Today, their findings will be announced by the Pontifical Commission for Sacred Archeology.And as evidence of the Vatican’s expanding interface with the modern world, the catacombs of Priscilla can now be found on Go … [Read more...]