The academic regalia seen at commencement ceremonies today dates back to the medieval universities of the 12th century.
The two men agreed that there had been abuses after Vatican II, but the pope felt the need to begin fasting after their meeting.
The common cultural perceptions are mere caricatures, says researcher. The truth is neither black nor rosy.
Celebrities turn out to wear stunning creations inspired by Catholic tradition.
King wanted abbot drawn and quartered, but relented with a mere hanging.
An unforgettable tour of the little-known curiosities of Michelangelo's masterpiece
The combination of Western and Islamic architecture makes the “Mezquita” one of the most distinctive religious structures in the world.
France never fails to surprise us. The pilgrim and the traveler have fun along the way and share their favorites.
Day or night, these architectural wonders are some of the greatest testaments to faith.
A brief comparison of liturgy from the 2nd century and liturgy today.