Action Alert!

Website Review: Christian Catacombs of Rome, The

A review based on:


This site is intended for people who wish to deepen their knowledge of the Christian Catacombs of Rome and of the history of their origins. It features a large section of information about the catacombs, including a general outline, the catacombs of Saint Callixtus, the spirituality of the catacombs, the Christians of the persecutions, letters between Rome and Carthage, the Litanies of the Martyrs of St. Callixtus, the Pope's speech concerning the catacombs. There is also useful information for making a trip to see the catacombs in person.

Review Ratings what do these ratings mean?

First Evaluated: 10/30/1997; Last Updated: 05/21/2014

  1. Fidelity: Excellent
  2. Resources: Excellent
  3. Useability: Excellent


  • Practical information on visiting the catacombs  Resources 
  • Extensive coverage of the catacombs  Resources  Example(s)
  • The Catacombs of Saint Callixtus Bibliography  Resources 
  • A collection of studies  Resources  Example(s)
  • Offered in 13 languages  Useability 


None Reported.


Culture > History

More Information

Catacombe di San Callisto
0039 6 514 05 90 (fax)
[email protected]

NB: All reviews are current as of the Evaluation or Update Date cited above. If you notice that a review contains information that is no longer accurate, please contact us and we will be happy to amend our review.