Who Was Jesus’s Grandma?
Canonical scripture never mentions the parents of the Virgin Mary, but the body of St. Anne was vital to Christianity in the Middle Ages and Renaissance.
Montserrat’s St. Patrick’s Day Commemorates a Rebellion
On March 17, 1768, the enslaved people of a Caribbean island planned a revolt, assuming the Irish slave owners would be drunk and distracted.
How Pope Francis Will Redefine Art at the Vatican
Inaugurated in 2013, Pope Francis has been full of surprises and has redefined the papacy, including the ways in which he considers the power of art.
Changing the Way We Die
Dying may seem like a straightforward business, but there are almost as many ways to approach the end of life as there are to approach life itself.
Poltergeist Haunts Scholars in 1935
Read an early scholarly essay of reported Poltergeists.
Skellig Michael: An Island Far, Far Away (Where “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Was Filmed)
Star Wars Epiosde VII was filmed on Skellig Michael island in Ireland.