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Archaeological Finds Reveal the Horrific Reality of Crucifixion

In 2007, a skeleton of a crucifixion victim from the Roman era was discovered during an excavation for a pipeline that was being placed. Romans used crucifixion as a popular form of torturous death. But what many of us don’t realize is that we have only found two skeletons in quality to even allow study. …

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You’ll Want to Read This Book About Jesus’ Passion Before Easter

There are so many facets to the Passion of Jesus Christ. Starting in the Garden of Gethsemane and ending on the Cross (and the after effects of everything!), it can sometimes be hard to understand the historical context or full meaning of Jesus’ passion. Father Ralph Gorman, C.P., in his book The Last Hours of Jesus: …

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The Stories of These Relics of the Crucifixion Will Blow You Away

Often in pop culture, medieval Catholics are portrayed as boldly (maybe blindly) going off to fight in the Crusades and coming back from the Holy Land with relics of the Crucifixion of Christ. But the actual stories of the relics of the Crucifixion and how they were discovered are infinitely more fascinating. J. Charles Wall …

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