Every Pilgrim's Guide to Rome
Every Pilgrim's Guide to Rome. Author: Michael Walsh. In addition to being one of the world's most enthralling cities, Rome, with its 900 churches and shrines, has been a major pilgrimage destination for over 1500 years and continues to draw millions of pilgrims today. This unique travel companion gives a brief history of Christian Rome and tells the story of its pilgrimage tradition. It offers an in-depth guide to the Eternal City's principal Christian sites including: * St Peter's and other basilicas * Relics of the nativity and passion * Memorials of the saints * The catacombs * Pilgrim excursions from Rome Illustrated throughout with photographs and maps, and conveniently pocket sized for ease of use. Paperback Edition. Number of Pages 160 Size: 178mm high x 111mm wide x 17mm thick. Michael Walsh is a prominent Catholic writer and historian. His numerous books include the Conclave and The Cardinals.