Tag: Churches

Most Beautiful Churches and Cathedrals in Paris

Relics of a Rich Cultural and Spiritual Heritage Paris houses many of history’s more stunning spiritual relics– churches and cathedrals* that stand today as breathtaking testimonials to a complex heritage of Christianity that dominated in Paris from the fall of the Roman Empire to the French Revolution. Many of these majestic edifices fell into near-ruin […]

Most Beautiful Churches in Spain

The activities around the cathedral played a major role in Europe during the Middle Ages. One legend posits the cathedral was associated with the apostle James whose relics had been brought from Jerusalem by a boat of angels. They were discovered a few centuries later by a hermit, Pelagius, and the place became a sacred […]