What We Do

The International Catacomb Society, Inc. is a 501(c)3 U.S public charity that strives to increase knowledge about the interconnections between Judaism, Christianity, and the surrounding ancient world.

Our Mission

To provide for and to promote awareness of the need for the preservation, restoration, and maintenance of the Jewish catacombs in Rome, and of other sites which likewise manifest the cultures and customs of religions under the Roman Empire, and to document such activities;

To support research and scholarship in the fields of archaeology, art history, classical studies, history, comparative religions, or related subjects by making research grants;

To circulate exhibits and disseminate publications and information that will encourage inter-religious understanding through the study of relationships among religions of this period;

To cooperate with educational institutions in order to establish collections and displays of artifacts, photographs, maps, plans, replicas, and other materials of historical, archaeological and religious significance.

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