In 1992, David Bowie performed at an AIDS benefit concert in memory of the late Freddie Mercury, the artist recited the "Our Father" in front of 72,000 fans
A complete and easy guide to learning and following the fasting and dietary rules and more for Lent
This is the oldest known footage of a Pope in existence. This film of Pope Leo XIII was created in 1896.
These maps give an insight into the religious lives of the inhabitants of Europe. Where are the adherents of different religions located? Which countries are more religious, and which ones are more secular?
In the midst of the tumultuous 4th century, God raised up a smart and holy priest from the church of Alexandria, Athanasius. Near the beginning of his long career of defending the orthodoxy of the Church, he wrote a little book, On the Incarnation, vigorously defending the core truths of the Gospel: the divinity of Christ, the humanity of Christ, the logic of the cross, the historicity of the resurrection, etc.
Every year the Vatican publishes their annual directory book, the Annuario Pontificio, which contains statistics compiled by the Vatican Central Office for Church Statistics.
Of the 3 major monotheistic faiths of the world - Christianity, Judaism, and Islam, only Christians consume pork, while the others consider it "unclean" or "haram"
The sacramental practice in the Catholic Church of expelling demons from the body of a person who is possessed is termed exorcism. Most don't know that both Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI reportedly performed exorcisms inside the Vatican.
A complete guide with easy to follow videos and diagrams showing how to make a Palm Cross
If you've ever looked at a Crucifix, you most likely noticed the four letters "INRI" inscribed atop the cross. Why is it there and what does it mean?