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Listen to the Call to Prayer in Countries Around the World
A new project collects sounds from sacred places in 34 countries.
February 22, 2017
When Churches Tried to Get Dirt on a Famous Sexologist From the FBI
William Masters upset people.
February 16, 2017
Basilica of Saints Justus and Pastor
Possibly the oldest church in Barcelona, this basilica has its pagan and Christian mythologies all mixed up.
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Arctic Cathedral (Ishavskatedralen)
This functioning parish church is also the site of many concert performances due to its wonderful acoustics.
Added by kld123
6 Stops on the Hunt for the Holy Grail
Tracing history’s most elusive holy relic will lead you to these real places.
February 06, 2017
Saint Michael's Cathedral
The first Russian Orthodox church in North America and an Alaskan landmark.
Added by tdl4
Ruins of St Dominic's Catholic Church
On a dusty county road sit the ruins of a ghost town's abandoned church.
Added by sueley
Holy Chalice of Valencia
Of the many chalices in the running for the Holy Grail, this one in Valencia Cathedral sure looks the part.
Added by kowalski
Heroica Puebla de Zaragoza, Mexico
The splendor of this 17th century golden chapel has led it to be called the "eighth wonder of the world."
Added by luispachon007
Yemassee, South Carolina
Old Sheldon Church Ruins
The ruins of an 18th century church that burned down in not one but two American wars.
Added by dysalgia
Saint Catherine Russian Orthodox Church
The first Russian Orthodox church in the Catholic city of Rome in almost a thousand years.
Added by AdamTKincaid
Beecher Bible and Rifle Church
This historic church is named for abolitionist Henry Ward Beecher and the ruse to arm his fellow abolitionists.
Added by PrairieFire
Reliquaries of St Mark's Basilica Treasury
An extensive collection of reliquaries containing the bones of saints housed in the largest Catholic church in Venice.
Added by zackofalltrades
A medieval church with largest and oldest collection of Renaissance frescoes in France.
Added by samreeve
In England, You Can Camp in Abandoned Medieval Churches
"Champing" supports the upkeep of village churches, while offering travelers a unique overnight stay.
December 30, 2016
Ruins of the Jumiège Abbey
Sacked by Vikings, blessed by William the Conqueror, dealt a fatal blow during the French Revolution—these ruins have it all.
Added by Diviciac
Sea Ranch, California
Sea Ranch Chapel
A whimsical church based on a seashell.
Added by hrnick
Chesterfield's Crooked Spire
The whimsical twist of this spire was either caused by the Devil, an unexpected virgin, or lead.
Added by Dr Alan P Newman
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