For centuries, the water has been known for its healing properties, which Leonardo da Vinci, after months of research, called “miraculous.”
There are many tales of how they got there, including one involving the establishment of a Spanish Dominican settlement.
One of the oldest traditions is that St. Luke painted this fresco during his sojourn in Malta, way back in AD 60.
The Santwarju tal-Kunċizzjoni Immakulata tal-Qala is one of the most ancient places of Christian worship in the Maltese Islands.
The second delivery in our Marian Devotion and Veneration in Malta series.
Use Google Earth to travel inside and out of these iconic Catholic churches, from the comfort of your own home.
The country is alone among nations for having a 2,000-year-old Christian tradition.
Plenty of different clues point at this very special site as the one where Jesus was baptized by John.
While you may not be able to leave your house, with these virtual tours you can make a spiritual journey along an ancient pilgrimage route.
Get a glimpse of the highest church in America, which was once blessed by Pope St. John Paul II himself.