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Cemetery of the Week #173: the Crypt of Our Lady of the Angels

The Cathedral Mausoleum at Our Lady of the AngelsAlso known as the Crypt of the LA Cathedral or the Saint Vibiana Chapel MausoleumAddress: 555 West Temple Street, Los Angeles, California 90012Phone: 213-680-5200Dedicated: September 2002Number interred: 395, according to Findagrave Note: … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #151: The French Pantheon

The Pantheon Place du Pantheon 75005 Paris, France Telephone: 01 44 32 18 00 Pantheonizations began: 1791 Number of interments: Open: Every day, except January 1, May 1, and December 25 Homepage: http://www.monuments-nationaux.fr In 451, Attila the Hun threatened the … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #144: St. Philomena Churchyard

St. Philomena Catholic Church Kalaupapa National Historical Park Kalawao, Molokai, Hawaii In use: 1872 – 1932 Number of interments: Unknown Open: The national park is open Monday through Saturday, but the number of visitors is capped at 100 per day. … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #67: the Catacomb of St. Sebastian

Catacombe di S. Sebastiano Via Appia Antica, 136 00179 Rome, Italy Telephone: 06 7850350 Founded: 1st century AD Size: Nearly 7 miles of tunnels Number of interments: none Open: Monday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Last entrance is … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #27: the Old Market Square in Rouen

Place du Vieux Marché Rouen, France 76000 Telephone: 00 33 (0)2 32 08 32 40 Date of Joan’s martyrdom: May 30, 1431 Number of interments: 0 Open: The market square is free to visitors. The church is open April through … Continue reading

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