Category Archives: Religion

The Nativity of Christ: When Was Jesus Born?

Presepe by Francesco Londonio, circa 1750 This is a guest post by Souptik Banerjee. The Gospel of Mathew states that the Magi (a group of wise men) spotted a new star that cropped up in the sky and used it … Continue reading

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A Double-Faced Creed

The following is a double-faced creed first published in The Weekly Pacquet of Advice from Rome in 1679. This was called the “Jesuits’ Creed” in England. Why is it called a double-faced creed? This creed would suit either the Catholics … Continue reading

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