Standing all throughout the Vatican are ancient Egyptian obelisks, some towering almost a hundred feet tall. The most prominent obelisk is the Vaticano in the center of Saint Peter's Square. Who built it, and why is it directly in the middle of Saint Peter's Square?
Known to children as the man who brings him presents every Christmas night, The real Saint Nicholas is renowned for his legendary habit of secret gift giving. After his death, many have claimed to have relics of Saint Nicholas' bones. Where is he really buried?
For thirty years Saint Mark Ji Tianxiang was addicted to opium. He prayed that he may die a martyr as he couldn't see any other way out of his addiction.
Every person in the United States of America has probably recited the Pledge of Allegiance at one point in their lives. However, most of us probably don't know where it came from, or that "under God" wasn't always part of it. How did the Knights of Columbus help have it added?
Of the total fifty-six signatories of the Declaration of Independence, only one was faithful to the Catholic Church. Charles Carroll was not only the only Catholic to sign the document, he was the last surviving signer, dying at the age of 95 in 1832 in Baltimore.
In today's media, we often hear how the Catholic Faith and religion in general across the globe have been declining in recent years as we usher in the age of enlightenment. This couldn't be further from the truth as those new to the Faith are growing rapidly. Is atheism dying out?
Satan hates the Blessed Virgin Mary. In fact, he has been doing everything in his power to discourage devotion to her and instill hatred for her for two millennia.
Saint Bridget of Sweden was born to a wealthy upper class family that afforded her an excellent Catholic education. Starting from a young age, she began to experience mystical visions, her most prominent would come to be the 5480 Wounds of Jesus Christ.
Throughout the Bible, there is very little knowledge of Saint Peter's personal life before meeting Jesus Christ. However, passages point to him having a wife, with historical texts saying he had children. Did Saint Peter have a family and children?
The story of how the bones of Saint Peter, the first pope, were been discovered below the Vatican.