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  • St Mary's Basilica in downtown Phoenix, AZ
    The extraordinary St. Mary’s Basilica in downtown Phoenix
    Nestled between the modern Phoenix Convention Center and the Arizona State University - Downtown Campus stands one of the most impressive buildings in downtown Phoenix. The stately St. Mary’s Basilica, founded in 1881 and completed in 1914,...
  • St.Peter
    Bones of St. Peter to go on display at Vatican
    In an unprecedented move, the Vatican announced on Friday the bones of the man long-believed to be St. Peter, founding father of the Christian Church, will go on displayon Sunday.After being buriedfor hundreds of years beneath the Vatican, the...
  • Paris’ Sacre Coeur constructed of stones that bleach themselves
    Paris’ Sacre Coeur constructed of stones that bleach themselves
    Sacre Coeur sits on a hill in Montmartre in the 18th arrondissement of Paris. It is a basilica and one of France’s most important Roman Catholic structures. Built in Roman Byzantine style, it was constructed with Château-Landon stones ...
  • America's first cathedral is the mecca of local and American history
    America's first cathedral is still going strong after two centuries
    Known as America's first cathedral, the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is the center of religious artwork and stunning architecture in Baltimore. The basilica was constructed from 1806 to 1821 to...
  • Statue of Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary
    Pope Benedict XVI names Long Island church a basilica
    Pope Benedict XVI named the first church within the Diocese of Rockville Centre a minor basilica. At the behest of Bishop Murphy, Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Roman Catholic Church on Hill Street in South Hampton was granted the distinction of...
  • Basilica San Francesco d'Assisi
    Assisi's Appeal
    The quaint village of Assisi is located in the Umbria region and is a memorable day trip for visitors to Italy. A relaxing stroll around this town will give you the feeling that you’ve been transported back 1,000 years in time. Its unique...
  • Our Lady of Victory Basilica
    Our Lady of Victory Basilica
    If you have never visited Our Lady of Victory Basilica (OLV), make sure you include it on your holiday “to do” list. Now is the perfect time, as the basilica is all decked out for Christmas. OLV is located at 767 Ridge Road in...