CHR Comment: The article includes numerous photos of this Germany chapel with unique lighting.
CHR Comment: Devotees process to the festival caring objects of devotion and specific prayer requests with hope for healing and other blessings. On December 12, 1531, a Mexican man reported the visitation of the Virgin Mary to him, which became the basis for the annual festival. The article includes fine photography by a national Geographic correspondent.
CHR Comment: The link below takes you to a photo essay, which illustrates the feelings of the French people following the recent terror attacks. (Remember going to church services after 9/11?) The photos likewise give an excellent view of the great Paris cathedral.
CHR Comment: A student at a sports event between Roman Catholic schools Notre Dame University and St. Francis University held up a prayer request regarding the recent terror attacks in Paris.
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CHR Comment: The ninth photograph is a wonderful photograph of mourners at St. Isaac’s Cathedral in St. Petersburg, Russia. They are lighting prayer candles in commemoration of those who died in the recent plane crash.
National Geographic shares from their archives.
Photos and descriptions of various Easter traditions from the name of the holiday to its modern celebration.
This article includes some beautiful pictures of art in cave churches. Be forewarned that the article pages are riddled with annoying ads. Lord, have mercy.