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When Popes Become Penitents: The History of Papal Apologies
January 18, 2018

In recent years, the papal apology has shifted its focus from historical wrongs to current events. Read More

Step Into the Vatican’s Secret Archives
December 6, 2017

The archives’ treasures are the stuff of legend—but their existence is absolutely real. Read More

Medieval Times: Top Templar-Related Moments
December 6, 2017

Holy wars. Papal proclamations. Exiles and inquisitions. It was a busy time. Read More