Roman law at the time prohibited the burial of the deceased in the interior of the city, for which reason all of the catacombs were located outside of the walls. These separated and hidden places below ground constituted the perfect refuge in which the Christians could bury their own, freely using Christian symbols.
CASTEL GANDOLFO POPE SUMMER RESIDENCE
Castel Gandolfo, just 12 miles from Rome, has been the summer residence of the Pope for generations. And every time a Pope arrives, hundreds of pilgrims follow in his wake – bringing business to the town, but current Pope Francis has never spent more than a day, and never a night, at the luxurious property for this reason he made the all property availaible for visits of people coming from all over the world.