Category: Christianity

pope joan

Who was Pope Joan?

The Vatican’s official records state that all of the more than 260 Catholic popes have been men, but according to a medieval legend, a lady pontiff may ...

Who was St. Nicholas?

Behind the jolly, red-suited, shopping mall Santa of today lies a real person-St. Nicholas of Myra, a Christian monk who lived in the third century A.D., ...

Was St. Patrick Irish?


Why is Christmas celebrated on December 25?

Most Christians today probably can’t imagine Christmas on any other day than December 25, but it wasn’t always that way. In fact, for the first ...
Knights Templar

Who were the Knights Templar?

After Christian fighters captured Jerusalem during the First Crusade, groups of pilgrims from across Western Europe began visiting the Holy Land. Around ...