Capuchin Catacombs

Capuchin Catacombs

The Capuchin Catacombs in Italy display endless rows of preserved corpses and lots of them are small children and babies. The friars who were buried there were part of the Capuchin order, and there's a saying there that translates: “that which you are, we were; that which we are, you shall be.” They weren't scared at all of their deaths, they just accepted the cycle of life. The catacombs are decorated with their bones to sort of symbolizing how humble they were and how they submitted to a higher power.

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