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Bob Dylan Reads “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas”

“Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse…”<p>In 1823, an anonymous poem titled “A Visit from St. Nicholas” appeared in the pages of the local paper in Troy, New York. It quickly became a proto-viral sensation, reprinted — often with illustrations — in newspapers, magazines, and anthologies …

Christianity

Archaeologist believes he’s found site of Jesus’s trial by Pontius Pilate

JERUSALEM (JTA) — When Amit Re’em embarked on a 1999 excavation of an abandoned Ottoman prison in the Old City of Jerusalem, he didn’t expect …

Archaeology
Christianity

“Thunder Road (Acoustic Demo)” – Bruce Springsteen

So I’ve shared on Facebook and I’ve retweeted on Twitter but I’ve never reblogged until now.<p>This is a post from Dave’s Strange World, another blog …

Bruce Springsteen

HSBC Sevens World Series: New Zealand shocked by Portugal while England to face Fiji in quarter-final

Defending champions draw 24-24 in pool match but advance while England face tough test against 14-time winners in Hong Kong, Fiji, in last eight<p>New Zealand's much vaunted rugby sevens team were held to a humbling 24-24 draw by unheralded Portugal on the second of three days of the Hong Kong event …

National Catholic Register

Pope Francis announces an additional ‘holy year’: any ramifications?

Pope Francis (Korea.net)<p>A reader from Australia sent the following:<p>Pope Francis announced on Friday the Roman Catholic Church will mark an …

Pope Francis Could this Marian Focused Pontiff be Fulfilling Prophecy?

What Biblical Character Are You?

When reading Holy Scripture, we can’t help but discover certain traits in the <b>various characters of the bible that we can identify with.</b> Whether it be …

Some highlights from Will Ferrell's busy day

Comedian Will Ferrell had a busy Thursday, taking the field in five Cactus League games, starting in Mesa, Arizona, where he played for the Oakland …

Millions flock to Pope Francis' final Mass in Philippines

A record 6 million people poured into Manila's rain-soaked streets and its biggest park Sunday as Pope Francis ended his Asian pilgrimage with an appeal for Filipinos to protect their young from sin and vice so they can instead become missionaries of the faith.<p>The crowd estimate included people who …

Religious Mysteries: 8 Alleged Relics of Jesus

Photo Credit: stock.xchng<p>Slide 1 of 17<p>Religious Relics<p>Whether it's seeing Jesus in a piece of toast (as one woman reported in 2004) or venerating …

Theology

Vatican’s Secret Almsgiver Is The Pope’s ‘Soul On the Street’

By bringing a measure of dignity and cleanliness to Rome’s poor, Don Corrado looks has transformed the Church’s charitable giving.<p>VATICAN CITY—If you …

Pope Francis’s Homeless Guests ‘Are All Moving’ to St. Peter’s Square

In numbers that have doubled in the last six months, the homeless are coming to Vatican City to sleep in church-donated sleeping bags—at the …