After renovation, prison where Sts. Peter and Paul were jailed now open to visitors

www.catholicculture.org | 7/15/2016 | Staff
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The ancient Roman prison where Sts. Peter and Paul were once confined has been re-opened to visitors after a year-long renovation.

The Mamertine prison, also known as the Carcer Tullianum, is a 3,000-year-old structure, located near the Roman Forum. The church of San Giuseppe dei Falegnami now stands above it, and in the prison itself there is an altar so that Mass can be celebrated at the site where the apostles were jailed.

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The renovations to the prison...
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