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Pope Benedict XVI: Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger

Pope Benedict XVI (Latin: Benedictus XVI; Italian: Benedetto XVI; German: Benedikt XVI; born Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger; 16 April 1927) served as Pope and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 2005 until his resignation in 2013. Benedict’s election occurred in the 2005 papal conclave that followed the death of Pope John Paul II. The Vatican  Full Article…


Jerusalem’s Holy Sepulchre Church closes in tax protest

Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre, revered as the site of Jesus’s crucifixion and burial, will reopen its doors after Israel backtracked on Tuesday from a tax plan and draft property legislation that triggered a three-day protest. The heads of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, considered the holiest site in Christianity, have shuttered its  Full Article…


The Seven Churches of Book of Revelation

The Seven Churches of Revelation, also known as The Seven Churches of the Apocalypse and The Seven Churches of Asia, are seven major churches of Early Christianity, as mentioned in the New Testament Book of Revelation. “Churches” in this context refers to the community or local congregations of Christians living in each city, and not  Full Article…