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Jesus Christ

Why Pius XI wanted everyone to proclaim that “Jesus is King”

He believed that recognizing Jesus as King would lead to lasting peace on earth.

Why the feast of Christ the King was originally celebrated in October

The feast had a close connection to All Saints Day when it was first instituted by Pope Pius XI.

7 Healthy foods that Jesus ate

Take inspiration from the Son of God for a healthier diet.

The legend of the seagull’s eggs, the merchant, and the Christ of Burgos

A medieval Castilian legend might shed light on the intricate symbolism of eggs in Christian art.

This statue of Jesus was intentionally submerged in the Mediterranean Sea

'Christ of the Abyss’ was dedicated to one of the first Italians to use SCUBA gear.

Gold dust may prove Shroud of Turin existed before carbon-date of 14th century

Italian researchers suggest the fought-over relic was in the Byzantine Empire as early as the 600s.

Archaeologists may have found Emmaus

Was this the place where the Disciples "recognized Jesus in the breaking of the bread?"

What are parables and why did Jesus use them?

One of Jesus' favorite ways of teaching his disciples was through parables, using them to express profound spiritual truths.

What did Jesus say about forgiveness?

This is probably one of the most difficult teachings of Jesus to incorporate into our lives.

Was Jesus’ name really Jesus?

Doesn’t the prophecy claim “they shall call his name Emmanuel”?

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