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The Catholic chapel that was designed by the artist Matisse

The great artist drew up the plans for every detail of this chapel located in the French Riviera, from the stained glass windows to the receptacles for holy water.

The six oldest images of Jesus

Looking at the oldest depictions of Jesus can teach us about artistic canon of early Christian communities.

The intriguing archaeological discoveries revealed by this year’s long, hot summer

Many mysterious marks emerged across the British countryside, belonging to ancient burial sites.

New evidence discovered near Jordan River could corroborate Book of Exodus

Archaeologists try to trace the footsteps of ancient Israelites as they fled from Egypt.

This art from the earliest known “house church” is nearly 1,800 years old

It is unknown if the site still survives after ISIS occupation.

What is the meaning of the original name of the Sea of Galilee?

The freshwater lake at the center of Jesus’ ministry went by a different name in the Old Testament -- one possibly based on its appearance.

A quick guide to St. Paul’s travels according to today’s map

From Athens to Corinth, passing through Antioch and Ephesus, St. Paul spent time in most of the cities that made up the known world during his time.

Rare oval pendant found inside Rome’s catacombs

The discovery sheds light on the lives of early Christians.

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