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San Pellegrino water is named after a Christian martyr 

For centuries, the water has been known for its healing properties, which Leonardo da Vinci, after months of research, called “miraculous.” 

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.

The fascinating story of the Marian National Shrine and Our Lady of the Grotto of Mellieħa, in Malta

One of the oldest traditions is that St. Luke painted this fresco during his sojourn in Malta, way back in AD 60.

A close look at the ancient Sanctuary of the Immaculate Conception of Qala, in the Maltese islands (Gozo)

The Santwarju tal-Kunċizzjoni Immakulata tal-Qala is one of the most ancient places of Christian worship in the Maltese Islands.

A virtual visit to the Our Lady of the Snows site in Marsaxlokk, Malta

The second delivery in our Marian Devotion and Veneration in Malta series.

Take a virtual tour of 4 of the most beautiful churches in the world

Use Google Earth to travel inside and out of these iconic Catholic churches, from the comfort of your own home.

Malta, a land of Marian devotion and veneration

The country is alone among nations for having a 2,000-year-old Christian tradition.

How do we know this is where Jesus was baptized?

Plenty of different clues point at this very special site as the one where Jesus was baptized by John.

Take a virtual pilgrimage in the time of coronavirus

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.

Exclusive photos: Christ in the heart of the Rockies

Get a glimpse of the highest church in America, which was once blessed by Pope St. John Paul II himself.

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