Father Reed takes us to Circus Maximus, an ancient Roman chariot racing stadium and mass entertainment venue. It could accommodate about 150,000 spectators. It became the model for circuses throughout the Roman Empire. The site is now a public park.
In this Blink segment, Father Robert Reed visits the Basilica of Our Lady in Trastevere, a titular minor basilica. One of the oldest churches in Rome, this is possibly the first place in Rome where Mass was openly celebrated.
Father Robert Reed takes us to Santa Maria della Concezione dei Cappuccini (Our Lady of the Conception of the Capuchins), often called "The Bone Church".
Father Robert Reed visits Piazza Navona in this Blink segment.
Father Robert Reed takes us to the tomb Pope Saint John Paul II in Rome.
Fr Robert Reed visits Piazza Della Pantheone in this Blink segment.
Father Robert Reed takes viewers around the Vatican Gardens during the pontificate of Pope Benedict XVI.
Father Reed visits Castel Sant'Angelo on the east bank of the Tiber River and Ponte Sant'Angelo, the bridge that connects it to the other side. The bridge features statues of angels and is often called "the angel bridge".
Father Reed visits the Arch of Constantine, one of the few remaining arches remaining from the Roman Empire that stands just yards from the Colosseum and was the model for the Arch de Triumph in Paris and the façade of the Museum of Natural History in Central Park, New York.
Viaggio a Roma
In Viaggio a Roma, Father Robert Reed takes you to some of the most important religious and cultural sites in Rome: the Eternal City. Join him as he takes you on a tour of this central city for the Catholic faith.