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A tour of the Sanctuary of St. Ignatius of Loyola in Spain

The Baroque shrine was built in the 17th century in the birthplace of the founder of the Jesuit Order, in the Basque region of Spain.

Ex-Salvadoran colonel convicted of murdering 5 Spanish priests

The Spanish National Court sentenced the 77-year-old Inocente Orlando Montano to 133 years in prison.

Some of the oldest Western Christian architecture is in Northern Spain

At a time when most of Spain was under Muslim rule, Christianity thrived in northern Spain.

Spanish monarch thanks Catholic Church for services during coronavirus pandemic

The Church in Spain has seen requests for assistance triple in recent months.

Exclusive photos: The legend of the wild horses of Corolla

There are many tales of how they got there, including one involving the establishment of a Spanish Dominican settlement.

Spanish priests sing for their community on streets and balconies

They have posted dozens of videos to their YouTube channel since the coronavirus outbreak began.

Watch this beautiful film about Gaudí, the architect of Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia

The 1984 documentary by Japanese director Hiroshi Teshigahara is an appreciation of the man of faith and genius who created the Modernist basilica.

Spanish Byzantine monastery unearthed, the first of its kind

The 6th-century ruin sheds light on the extent of the Byzantine empire.

Listen to Paco Peña’s ‘Misa Flamenca’: A perfect blend of Gypsy and choral music

In 1991, one of the world’s foremost traditional Iberian guitar players composed his acclaimed Flamenco Mass.

The strange case of the demon with the ice cream cone on the cathedral façade

Just as medieval masons drew inspiration from the bestiary they had at hand, contemporary artists blend tradition and pop culture to convey the same eternal message.

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