A fundamental necessity of life, salt has been used since ancient times for many different purposes, and is heavily loaded with spiritual meaning.
Coptic Egyptian monks saw the ostrich, considered a symbol of stupidity in various parts of the ancient world, in a radically different way.
Secularism bill will be challenged in court.
Of all the ancient Mediterranean symbols the Christian church adopted, the dove was probably the most frequently repeated in liturgical art.
Not everyone knows the religious meaning behind this iconic image of the queen.
The Chi-Rho symbol is a superimposition of the first two letters (XP) of the Greek word for Christ, ΧΡΙΣΤΟΣ.