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Dispelling The Myth of Greed in the Holy Catholic Church & The Inherent Good of Catholic Basilicas

One of the most commonly repeated criticisms of the Catholic Church, by both Christians and non-Christians alike, is the amount of time and money the Church puts into its basilicas, such as St. 357 more words


The Evangelical Church in Sibiu

The Evangelical Church in Sibiu is a 14th century large basilica, built on the site of an older 12th century church, a cemetery, three chapels and a school. 153 more words

Things To Do - Churches And Monasteries


I didn’t really know what to expect when I booked to go to Marseille on my trip to the south. I had heard it was France’s second largest city and a very different culture to Paris, but that was about it. 138 more words



During our weekend trip to Barcelona in June, I went on a daytrip by myself to Montserrat.

Enjoying my solo trip to Montserrat:

I had heard great things about Montserrat, a beautiful mountain in Catalunya, an hour outside of Barcelona, where you could visit the basilica near the top of the mountain and have splendid views of all of Catalunya. 211 more words


Beautiful Barcelona

A month ago, I had the chance to visit the beautiful city of Barcelona. Having never been there before, I had a lot of expectations since I saw so many amazing pictures from my friends’ past vacations. 352 more words


Postcard from León

Hi everyone,

Today we are in León, which is a little over halfway to Santiago. We visited the cathedral with amazing stained-glass windows, but personally I liked the quiet, non-touristy basilica better, where the Blessed Sacrament was in exposition. 116 more words

Camino De Frances

Haghia Sophia Inner Dome

The Magnificent Haghia Sophia, meaning “Holy Wisdom” in the original Greek tongue, was built as a Eastern Orthodox Basilica in 537. About 900 years later, under Ottoman rule, it was converted to a mosque. 55 more words