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Who is the biblical Rebecca?

Sure, she is known for being Isaac’s wife and Jacob and Esau’s mother, but there is a lot more to the character.

Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati always carried this handwritten Bible passage with him

This hymn from St. Paul was a constant source of inspiration in Frassati's daily life, and gave him the strength to do good in the world.

Pray this Psalm to bring God’s blessing upon a country

For a nation in crisis, this is the perfect Psalm to pray.

Visitors to Jerusalem will soon see path that Jesus may have walked

Jewish pilgrims took the "Pilgrim's Road" from ritual bath to the Temple Mount.

Jesus and Elijah: A unique biblical relationship

Elijah is one of the very few characters to enter Heaven alive, according to the Bible.

Disputed Caravaggio masterpiece nabbed before auction

The buyer and final price of the painting, estimated at $170 million, remain undisclosed.

Meet Melchizedek, one of the most intriguing characters in the Bible

Mentioned only twice in the Old Testament and once in the New, Melchizedek is nevertheless the archetype of a priest. But why?

The connection between Ordinary Time and Jesus’ unknown years

The ordinariness of Jesus' childhood, adolescence and young adulthood provide ample material for meditation.

Armenian winemakers revive the tradition of “Noah’s Wine”

Vinyards are popping up all over the Armenian highlands, continuing the millennia-old wine tradition purportedly started by Noah.

Did St. Paul really land on the island of Malta?

Scholar finds evidence that the famous shipwreck took place in a completely different part of the Mediterranean.

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