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Ohio boa constrictor: Firefighters kill snake 'stuck to woman's face'

<b>Firefighters in the US state of Ohio have rescued a woman who telephoned 911 in terror, pleading, "Oh, please! I have a boa constrictor stuck to my face!"</b><p>"Ma'am, you have a what?" the operator replied. "You're outside with a boa constrictor stuck to your face?"<p>The terrified woman explained that the …

An Explanation of Gnosticism With Definition and Beliefs

Gnosticism Definition<p>Gnosticism was a second-century heresy claiming that salvation could be gained through secret knowledge. Gnosticism is derived …

How the Early Church Viewed Martyrs

Current Issue<p>June 2018Subscribe<p>Read This Issue<p><b>Cover Story: Mending Men’s Ministry</b><p>God Hates Gun Violence<p>I Thought God Could Never Love a Convicted …

Christianity

How the Dead Sea Scrolls Work

September, year 70 of the Common Era. The Roman general Titus has been laying siege to the city of Jerusalem for months. His forces have already …

Mini lung "organoids" join the fight against disease

Researchers have developed a miniature version of a lung in a dish, called an "organoid," that functions just like a real, full-size lung. These mini …

Rome unveils 'museum' metro station packed with hundreds of ancient artefacts found during construction

For Romans, the daily commute will never be the same again. The city on Friday unveiled a brand new underground station that boasts a trove of archeological treasures that were found during its construction.<p>They range from iron spearheads and gold coins decorated with emperors’ heads to a delicate …

Archaeology

The Real History of St. Patrick’s Day

When you think of St. Patrick’s Day, you probably think of green beer, shot glass necklaces that say “Kiss Me I’m Irish,” and everybody talking about …

Stereotypes

Vatican mole left secret messages hidden in confession box in Renaissance church in Rome

Secret notes hidden in a confession box in a Renaissance church in Rome fed information about Vatican intrigue to a woman who was convicted of leaking confidential information about the Holy See, a new book has revealed.<p>The book, published on Tuesday, has been written by Francesca Chaouqui, a …

Pope Francis to the laity: Go out and evangelize, or buy mothballs

Los Angeles, Calif., Jan 29, 2017 / 10:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- When asked in a new interview what specific mission he has for the laity, Pope Francis …

Istanbul: A Tale of Three Cities by Bettany Hughes – review

Cities all rise and fall, wrote the French author Pierre Gilles in the 16th century. Except one. “Constantinople alone seems to claim a kind of immortality and will continue to be a city as long as humanity shall live either to inhabit or rebuild it.” There always has been something special about …

Ancient History

“Only a blind man can deny that there is great confusion in the Church.”

The Late Roman Empire Army Was A Changing, But Still Massive, Force

If there’s one piece of the Roman Empire that has managed to weave its way into popular culture, it’s the army. Every decade or so, we get a new …