Vatican orders external audit of assets

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) The Vatican said on Saturday it had ordered the first external audit of its assets as part of a drive by Pope Francis to bring transparency to more…

Yes, Virginia, there really was a Santa Claus

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2706255" align="aligncenter" width="600"] St. Nicholas of Patara[/caption] Greek Orthodox tradition tells of Saint Nicholas being born around 280 A.D., the only child of a wealthy, elderly couple more…

Hanukkah holds hidden secrets to end-time prophecy

by Leo Hohmann -- Most Christians think of Hanukkah as "that nice little Jewish holiday," but they miss the deeper meaning, says best-selling author and Messianic Jewish Rabbi Jonathan Cahn. They picture more…

History in the remaking

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Edward B. Driscoll, Jr. Back in 2012, Tom Toro sketched a cartoon that aptly illustrates the connection between events of the present and the past. The scene more…

The lost meanings of biblical names

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Wall Street Journal) The Jewish festival of Hanukkah, which starts this Sunday night, celebrates the triumph of a small Jewish army over Greek rule in Judea in the more…