Why should you read Dante’s “Divine Comedy”? – Sheila Marie Orfano

Why should you read Dante’s “Divine Comedy”? – Sheila Marie Orfano

“Abandon all hope, ye who enter here… ” Inscribed above the Gate of Hell, these ominous words warn dark tidings for Dante as he begins his descent into inferno. Yet despite the grim tone, this prophecy sets into motion what is perhaps the greatest love story ever told; an epic journey that encompasses both the

Serenity Prayer

Serenity Prayer

(soothing music) – [Narrator] God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. Living one day at a time, enjoying one moment at a time. Accepting hardship as the pathway to peace, taking as Jesus did, this sinful

Religion In Numbers

Religion In Numbers

5.8 billion believers worldwide, and infinite Gods …it’s religion in numbers! Today there are 19 major religions in the world, and the oldest is Hinduism. Hinduism is thought to have originated almost 3000 years ago in North India. It has 950 million followers and some religious scholars estimate that there are as many as 330

Most Evil Popes in the History of Mankind

Most Evil Popes in the History of Mankind

As Christianity eventually flourished and spread throughout the Western world, things became complicated. As the faith’s popularity rose, so did the power vested in those who sat in the papal seat. Nowadays we view the Pope as one who guides by example, leading a simple, ethical, and moral life. Yet, over the 2,000 years of

The Crusades – Pilgrimage or Holy War?: Crash Course World History #15

The Crusades – Pilgrimage or Holy War?: Crash Course World History #15

Hi there! My name is John Green; this is Crash Course World History, and today we’re going to talk about the Crusades. Ohhh, Stan, do we have to talk about the Crusades? I hate them… Here’s the thing about the Crusades, which were a series of military expeditions from parts of Europe to the Eastern

Why Are Some Christians Mad Over Avatar?

Why Are Some Christians Mad Over Avatar?

catholics are upset because they feel that the movie is sending the message that people should worship nature rather than where should com nancy that’s that’s the thing with catholics think they’ve what may have met until back further because the really think that there are battling these different things like they think they’re battling

Why Can Christians Eat Pork?

Why Can Christians Eat Pork?

It is a well-known fact that Jews have a lot dietary laws, and are not allowed to eat the following: Among other things – we will look at these in another video- Christians on the other hand seem to be able to eat near enough anything despite the fact the roots of Christianity come directly

Continuing Legacy | Extensive Construction of Worship Buildings

Continuing Legacy | Extensive Construction of Worship Buildings

In the remote island where we reside, a new house of worship was built. In the past years, we travel over several miles to perform our duties. But now, the sacred house of worship is within our sight. We express our heartfelt gratitude to our Executive Minister because he became instrumental in bringing the place

Are Mormons and Catholics Christians? – Tim Conway

Are Mormons and Catholics Christians? – Tim Conway

As you are all well aware, there are only really two religions on the face of this earth. (Aside) Don’t you have a shirt that says Christianity is not a religion? Religion in years past was not the negative and derogatory term that it is today, so I almost hesitate to call Christianity [that]. But