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?
Ahead of World Youth Day 2016 in Krakow, Poland, a video a dancing Polish nuns has gone viral. Nuns from the same order as Saint Faustina Kowalska can be seen setting up an image of The Divine Mercy of Jesus on a beach and performing a joyful, coordinated dance around it.
Rievaulx Abbey was once one of the most important Catholic abbeys in England before it was destroyed on the orders of Henry VIII and Thomas Cromwell in 1538.
The commonly accepted story for the origin of the pretzel begins around A.D. 610, when Italian monks presented their young students with treats of baked dough twisted in the shape of crossed arms (then a common prayer posture). They called them...
It seems that the “dysfunctional family” is the “normal family”. Here's how it can be reversed and replaced by good, holy family structures.
If you’ve ever been to the Vatican, or even looked through books of sacred art, you’ll notice that there is quite a bit of nudity. But that hasn’t always been the case.
Halloween's origins are, in fact, very Christian. Halloween falls on October 31 because of a Pope, and its observances are the result of medieval Catholic piety.
In an a recent interview, Pope Francis listed his Top 10 tips for bringing greater joy to one's life
Phantoms and poltergeists, spirits and specters. Ghosts by many a name, the souls of the dead trying to communicate with the living. Do Catholics really believe in ghosts, and what does the Church have to say on the matter?
The Catholic Church and science have long been married to one another. Its only natural that when researchers were studying Alzheimer's over 30 years ago, Catholic nuns were the first to answer the call for help.