A couple of weeks ago on Spanish Sunday morning television, Sister Lucia Caram discussed a topic that can’t have failed to raise eyebrows over the weekend breakfast table: that of the Virgin Mary’s sex life.
Michael Hirst’s historical drama Vikings returns to the History Channel in the US today following a mid-season break.The UK date is as yet unconfirmed. After failing to invade Paris in the previous episode, Ragnar Lothbrok
Just a few miles outside of Maastricht is a large Dutch village called Meerssen. Today it's a sleepy commuter settlement. But on this day in 870, it witnessed the tense conclusion to negotiations between two
In the midst of seemingly endless centenary commemorations, and their relentless focus on the twentieth century, it’s worth recalling events of June 716 in the north-east of England. Our specific interest is the twinned monastery