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The bones of 60,000 dead decorate this chapel

Artistically designed creations in human bone make Sedlec Ossuary in the Czech Republic an unforgettable "memento mori."

Why are oxen perched on the cathedral of Laon?

Perched 56 meters high, 16 oxen adorn the two main towers of the cathedral of Laon (Aisne). But by what miracle did they end up there?

In pictures: The 10 most beautiful monumental statues of Christ

From Corcovado to Świebodzin, from Copoya to Manado, from Maratea to Vung Tau and Cochambama to Lisbon, all of these statues are symbols of faith.

This (and not St. Peter’s) is the biggest church in the world

It has an exterior area of around 30,000 square meters.

The famous “Iron Church” is re-opening in Turkey

Erdogan states that the state has to protect the right to freedom of worship for all.

You can visit Lot’s wife both in England and in the Holy Land

These two rock formations, both resembling the biblical “pillar of salt,” remind their visitors not to waver in decisive moments.

You know the Camino de Compostela, but do you know the Jordan Trail?

From the green, fertile north, through Petra and the Wadi Rum desert, to the Red Sea in the south, the Jordan Trail is a meeting point for both pilgrims and adventurers.

Visitors to Jesus’ baptism site are warned: Watch out for mines

The area contains a minefield left over from the 1967 Six-Day War.

Meet the 1,000-year-old abbey where modern musical notation was born

Pomposa Abbey, in northern Italy, was once Guido D’Arezzo’s home.

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