Made during the reign of Charles I, this delicate silk bookmark is an immensely rare survival and a masterwork of design and technical skill. Each of the thirteen strands carries a Latin quotation. Seven of these are taken directly from the Anima Christi, a medieval Catholic prayer to Jesus. That the marker was used with an embroidered Protestant Bible suggests that its original owner conformed outwardly to the state religion, whilst at the s...

This rare bookmark from reign of Charles I has 13 strands. Each strand has a medieval Catholic prayer. Used w/a Protestant Bible!

Why do Catholics pray to Saints? Aren't all Christians Saints?   -A clear & thorough article.-

Why do Catholics pray to Saints? Aren't all Christians Saints? -A clear & thorough article.

Jan van Eyck, The Annunciation, 1440

Jan van Eyck: Annunciation c. 1436 Oil on wood, 39 x 24 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

"Good Morning from God Prayer" Jerusalem Stone. Jerusalem Stone is a limestone material found in the areas between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea, and between Galilee and Haifa. This stone was excavated by the Israelites as early as 1000 to 2000 B.C, and used to construct such historical, religious sites as the “City of Jerusalem” and “King Solomon’s Temple”. Today this treasured stone is used in all modern construction within the city of Jerusalem.$36.95 #CatholicCompany

Good Morning from God Prayer Jerusalem Stone

"Good Morning from God Prayer" Jerusalem Stone. Jerusalem Stone is a limestone material found in the areas between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea, and between Galilee and Haifa. This stone was excavated by the Israelites as early as 1000 to 2000 B.C, and used to construct such historical, religious sites as the “City of Jerusalem” and “King Solomon’s Temple”. Today this treasured stone is used in all modern construction within the city of Jerusalem.$36.95 #CatholicCompany

For the first time in nearly 600 years, a pope is resigning from his post.     Pope Benedict XVI announced early Monday his intention to step down from the Roman Catholic Church’s highest office by the end of the month, citing advancing age and bad health as his primary reason for his resignation.    Above, check out past Papal reigns and learn more about the Pope’s resignation here.

For the first time in nearly 600 years, a pope is resigning from his post. Pope Benedict XVI announced early Monday his intention to step down from the Roman Catholic Church’s highest office by the.

Sure, complain about the music, but modern halftime shows are nothing compared to the horrors witnessed in ancient Rome.

Could You Stomach the Horrors of 'Halftime' in Ancient Rome?

The Christian Martyr's Last Prayer, 1883 by Jean-Leon Gerome. Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, MD, US

Thomas Cranmer, Henry's first Protestant Archbishop of Canterbury, responsible for the Book of Common Prayer during Edward VI's reign.

Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury from 1533 to Portrait by Gerlach Flicke, 1545

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