- Apr 11, 2021
During the 16th and 17th centuries, Catholics in Britain suffered intense persecution, with hundreds of people being martyred for their faith.
In Catholicism, how the past is remembered and constructed is always key to the politics of the present and future.
Kevin Duckett was near a pond close to the English town of Market Harborough with his metal detector when it began to buzz like mad.
The first commercially printed Christmas card is up for sale — a merry Victorian-era scene that scandalized some who denounced it as humbug when it first appeared in 1843.
The Daughters of Charity were a centralized and hierarchical order, under the authority of an elected superior general. This new model gave a strong unity to the sisters trained and used to act in the same way.
A new study says the rates of literacy among ancient Israelites might be far higher than previously suspected.
Market Garden was a disaster for the Allies in World War II. An attempt to invade the Netherlands was stopped by the Germans. Of the 15 British and 3 Polish chaplains involved in the operation, 3 were killed and 10 were taken prisoner.
Researchers at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum have found a cache of letters from Americans objecting to JFK’s embrace of cocktails at White House events.