Tag Archives: Jesus Christ

Good Friday

Good Friday is the day of the year when Catholics try to show that they can be just as crazy and silly as members of most other religions. In the Philippines, some people beat themselves until they bleed, others re-enact … Continue reading

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The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem

Hier geht es zur deutschen Fassung dieses Artikels. Hidden in the labyrinth of the Old City of┬áJerusalem, it looks rather unimpressive from the outside. You could almost walk past the church that was built over the spot of Jesus’ crucifixion … Continue reading

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Jesus appeared on my Handkerchief

Ever since the Shroud of Turin, Jesus has appeared on everything, from pizzas to toasts to chocolate bars to the smoke of the World Trade Center attacks. “Allegedly”, I used to add, because in my mind these images always owed … Continue reading

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