Thursday, January 6, 2011
New CatholicTV Series Takes Viewers On A Historical Tour of Rome
CatholicTV is now airing a 30-part series of short videos called “Viaggio a Roma” (trip to Rome) which takes viewers on a tour of the eternal city.
Each video, which lasts about 3-5 minutes, features Fr. Robert Reed discussing the history and significance of such sites as St. Peter’s Square, the Vatican Gardens, Church of St. Peter in Chains, the Roman Coliseum, and more.
CatholicTV will add several new videos each week to its website at www.CatholicTV.com/Viaggio-a-Roma and will also air these 3-5 minutes clips throughout the week.
Below is a list of the various sites featured on Viaggio a Roma:
Via Della Concilizione, St. Peter’s Square, Castel San Angelo, Nave of St. Peter’s, St. Peter’s Basilica, tomb of Pope John Paul II, Vatican Gardens, Scavi Office, Swiss Guard Barracks, Piazza della Minerva, Piazza del Pantheone, Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, St. Paul Outside the Walls, St. John Lateran, St. Mary Major, Coliseum, Arch of Constantine, Roman Forum, Piazza Venezia, Campidoglio, The Capuchini Bone Chapel, Column of Marcus Aurelius, North American College, Boca della Verita, Circus Maximus, Church of St. Peter in Chains, Tiber River, Trastevere, Church of Santa Maria (in Trastevere).
Some of these clips will also be featured on CatholicTV’s signature talk show, This is the Day (http://www.CatholicTV.com/this-is-the-day).