A cemetery for the non-Catholics who died in Rome


 

Today’s Sharing Saturday post from the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training, focuses on the cemetery in Rome where all the non-Catholics had to go.

“There was an area outside the [Roman] walls to the north of the city where people outside the church such as suicides and prostitutes and criminals were buried. That’s where Protestants would normally be buried too, because they were outside the church and they were considered heretics.”

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