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Why do so many national flags feature crosses?

And who would have known St. Ambrose was also a good flag designer?

The game Fortnite and the tyranny of technology

It tends to absorb everything into its ironclad logic ... Here's what to do.

How many times has the Bible been translated?

If Aramaic was good enough for Jesus … oh, wait.

8 Everyday words and phrases with divine origins

Did you know that the things you say everyday have religious meaning behind them?

Bishop Barron on listening to Jordan Peterson and Sam Harris

Harris is perhaps the most strident critic of religion on the scene today.

Check out these gigantic sculptures of the “miraculous journey” from conception to birth

The buzz-worthy sculptures include various scenarios a fetus might encounter in the womb.

25 Breathtaking Christmas lights displays around the world

From Italy to Australia, these sparkling scenes are sure to brighten your day.

12 Unusual Christmas traditions from around the world

Who knew that caterpillars, saunas and pickles were so Christmassy!

How St. Barbara was the original “Rapunzel”

The story of this fair maiden who was locked away in a tower has been refashioned many times over.

Why you should stop swearing … and how to do it

Casual profanity is rude, it is psychologically and spiritually unhealthy, and it even ruins the usefulness of swearing itself.

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