Few institutions other than the Catholic Church are home to some of history's greatest and and most interesting tales. Quite possibly one of the most morbid of these stories from the early Church is the Cadaver Synod, when Pope Formosus was given a posthumous ecclesiastical trial in the Basilica of Saint John Latern resulting in his papacy retroactively declared null.
Our protagonist does not lose her femininity as she gains fierceness. She does not become “one of the boys” to prove herself. Her feminine charm remains throughout the film, as does her heart.
Every Catholic faithful to the one true Church knows that Saint Peter was the first pope. As we see in Matthew 16:18, Jesus Christ founded His Church upon Peter, making him the first Vicar of Jesus Christ and establishing...
In the northeast side of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre complex, there is a small, quiet chapel, where few pilgrims visit. It is not as ornately decorated as other chapels in the Church. Originally its own structure, during...
The Jägermeister label features a glowing cross between the antlers of a stag. What does it mean, and what does it have to do with Saint Hubert?
There are many traditions and pious legends about from where the wood that made the holy Cross originated. A new book explores this and other relics from the Crucifixion.
It is one of the most curious episodes in the Gospel. In the Gospel of John 9, the disciples question Our Lord about a poor beggar who had been blind since birth. They ask why the man is blind;...
Despite intense restrictions, over a million Catholics live in Saudi Arabia and practice their faith in private.
Every year the Vatican publishes their annual directory book, the Annuario Pontificio, which contains statistics compiled by the Vatican Central Office for Church Statistics.
The island where Rey find Luke (and will undergo her training in The Last Jedi) is a real place that used to be a Catholic monastery