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Articles about basilica

Travel & Places
by Ephantus
5 years ago
Paris, The City of Lovers

Learn more when you travel to Paris

History
by Antares
8 years ago
Ornament At Vezelay And The Lincoln Cathedral - How Sculptures And Stained Glass Told A Story

The Basilica at Vezelay in France and the Lincoln Cathedral in England are both exquisite examples of building ornament from very different times. Vezelay showcases an exquisite display of Romanesque sculpture, while the Lincoln Cathedral opens up to the heavens with its stained-glass windows. When looked at together, these two wonderful pieces of ancient architecture are extremely different, but they both attempt to elevate the physical world to the heavens above.

Travel & Places
by mstopka
5 years ago
Wadowice Poland: In the Footsteps of John Paul II

Wadowice is a city located south of Krakow where Karol Wojtyla the future Pope John Paul II was born. Visitors to Wadowice can visit his family home which is filled with photographs and pope's personal belongings. Just a short walk from the home is a church in which young Karol Wojtyla was baptized and received first communion.

Travel & Places
by JStrout
6 years ago
Avila, Spain. Just a Train Ride Away From Madrid

An amazing example of medieval architecture, Avila, Spain is one of the best preserved walled cities in Europe.

Lifestyle
by johnnyfincioen
9 years ago
The history and Legend of Saint Hubert, the man





Bertrand, Duke of Aquitaine, and his wife Hugbern were blessed with their first son, Hubertus, in 656 in the city of Toulouse. (South West part of France.) He grows up a strong intelligent man, trained to become a leading nobleman in the Frankish realm. He marries Floribanne, daughter of the...

Travel & Places
by divaonline
8 years ago
Budapest - The Best Sights To See

The beautiful city of Budapest flanks the busy Danube River.  Unified in 1873, the current capital of Hungary was originally two Bulgarian military fortresses, the hilly Buda on the west bank and the predominantly flat terrain of Pest on the east.

Lifestyle
by JudyE
8 years ago
Incorruptibles Through the Ages

Incorruptible is the name given to those people whose bodies don't disintegrate when they die - or at least they take very much longer to decompose than the average person. The Catholic Church has long held that individuals who have led particularly saintly lives will remain in a lifelike state after death. There is no scientific explanation for this phenomenon.

Travel & Places
by your friendly surgeon
5 years ago
2 Days In Krakow, Poland

Krakow is home to more than 100 churches. We didn't visit all of them, but I am sure they all have interiors as amazing as this. Absolutely gorgeous!

Travel & Places
by Tommy Velvet
7 years ago
What to do in Venice

Get ready to explore the beautiful canals and waterway's as we take a look at the best things to do in Venice!

Travel & Places
by danmont
8 years ago
Top 10 Places to See in Budapest, "The Pearl of the Danube"

The two cities that are now united, form one of the most important and beautiful cities in Europe; visited by over six million tourists every year, it is a place that will enchant you with its history, charming streets, monuments, friendly locals and the extraordinary bridges that connect both sides of the city.

Travel & Places
by Dude88
7 years ago
Travel & Places
by Mike Robbers
6 years ago
The Urban Wonders On Mainland Europe : Bordeaux, Verona and A Munich 'That Likes You!'

This article explores three wonderful cities that give the charm and glam to Europe: Bordeaux, Verona and Munich.

by Jonny_Cooper
10 years ago
Top 10 Attractions in Italy

Most people come to Italy for one thing - the food! But the land of pizza and pasta is also a culture vulture's dream, bursting with ancient monuments, art galleries and historic hill top villages. Best of all, it's easy to embark on a cultural tour of Italy on a budget. Where to...

Lifestyle
by ologsinquito
5 years ago
The Miraculous Marian Image in Rapallo, Italy

A miraculous Marian image in Rapallo, Italy has spurred a devotion known as Our Lady of Montallegro.

Travel & Places
by layla26
9 years ago
15 Things To Do And See In Rome


Rome, the capital of Italy, is renowned for its history. The city is located on the river Tiber and although we have archaeological evidences of human occupation from 14000 years, the legendary date of Rome's foundation is 21 April 753 BC. If you plan to visit Rome, you...

Travel & Places
by marcosvidal10
7 years ago
Top 10 Reasons to visit the Dominican Republic

10 reasons to visit the gem of a country, the Dominican Republic.

Lifestyle
by PensiveScholar
7 years ago
Incorruptibility - Science or Supernatural?

An incorruptible body is a body that supposedly does not decay after death. Incorruptibility is a form of preservation that occurs naturally without the use of mummification. In the Catholic Church, it is believed that a body that is incorruptible is an indication of divine intervention, signifying the person’s...

Travel & Places
by eegan41
4 years ago
Fifteen Cities You Should Visit Before You Die

The world is full of exciting and varied cities, each with lots to see and do. This summary goes beyond the obvious choices of London, Paris, New York and Sydney, and suggest some other cities that you should visit before you die.

History
by johnnyfincioen
9 years ago
Abbey of the Benedictines in Saint Hubert, Belgium




It's dominant position in town, adjacent to the Basilica points to the tremendous amount of power the abbey had before the French Revolution. It all began in 817, when the Bishop of Liège sent a group of Benedictine monks to the village of Andage to take over the Christianization....

Travel & Places
by smcopywrite
6 years ago
Worlds Best Cities for Architecture

There are seven identified wonders of the world. Though, there are other magnificent structures and cities the architectural field offers visitors from all other. These are several of the best architectural cities around the world and why they deserve the the distinction.

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