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Second Synagogue Found in Biblical City of Magdala

On December 12, 2021, archaeologists taking part in the ongoing excavations in the Biblical city of Magdala, which is believed to be the birthplace of the disciple Mary Magdalene, uncovered a second synagogue in the ancient town. Magdala, a large...

The Real Face of Saint Nicholas — or Santa Claus — Recreated

Despite the many myths surrounding some Christmas figures, certain legendary figures are actually rooted in history, and Saint Nicholas, otherwise known as Santa Claus, is one of them. Elected as Bishop of Myra, in Asia Minor, in the fourth century...

The Great Schism Split Christianity into East and West

The East–West Schism that occurred in 1054 represents one of the most significant, and tragic, events in the history of Christianity. Eastern and Western Christians had a history of differences and disagreements, some dating back to the earliest days...

Important Early Christian Site Discovered in Cyprus

An important Christian site has been discovered in Cyprus with mosaics which bear clear inscriptions in Greek. The excavation, conducted on the Akrotirio peninsula by the Department of Antiquities of Cyprus, began in 2007. The twelfth round of excavations has now been...