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Why do Catholics use crucifixes that show Jesus on the cross?

The use of crucifixes by Catholics follows an ancient tradition that honors the supreme sacrifice of Jesus.

St. Bernardine of Siena’s prayer to the Holy Name of Jesus

The saint had a great passion for the name of Jesus and used this prayer regularly.

How many times has the Bible been translated?

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

Did you know that Mary and Jesus shared an organ?

Have you ever thought about the placenta -- what it meant to Jesus and Mary, and what it means to us?

10 Actors who played Jesus Christ

Bela Lugosi may be best remembered for playing Dracula, but he also starred in 'Passion of Christ.'

The many names of God and what they mean

Each name helps us understand a little bit more about the Creator of the universe.

Practical tips on how to pray more like Jesus

Jesus teaches us how to pray first through his example.

Where did the wood of Jesus’ cross come from?

The legendary connection between the tree of knowledge and the wood of the cross.

Why you should stay close to Jesus, according to the ‘The Imitation of Christ’

Kempis believes that without Jesus, everything is difficult.