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WHY THE POPE COMMITTED GENOCIDE

Or … 13 things Dan Brown didn’t tell you Dan Brown sold a couple of books about ten years ago based on the conspiracy theories of three men called Lincoln, Baigent and Leigh. They had done some research around a … Continue reading

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WHERE DID THEY HIDE THE HOLY GRAIL??

I’m going to take my life in my hands here and say it: ‘The Da Vinci Code.’ Okay, settle down at the back. The novel, as you will remember, was the Fifty Shades of the last decade, the book everyone … Continue reading

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IS THERE AN EXPLANATION FOR THE STIGMATA?

What are the stigmata – and how can they be explained? There is no recorded instance of the stigmata – wounds imitating Christ’s from the crucifixion – before the thirteenth century, when artistic depictions of the crucifixion in religious art … Continue reading

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MORE SECRETS OF THE STIGMATA

  In the Sound of Music the nuns sang ‘How do you solve a problem like Maria?’ It’s more likely the more pressing problem in the Alps around that time was: ‘How do you solve a problem like Therese?’   … Continue reading

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THE STIGMATA THROUGH HISTORY – REAL OR FAKE?

He had open wounds on his hands and feet for fifty years. They sometimes bled, but they never became infected. He also had a wound in his side, that few people saw, which also bled. His religious services would often … Continue reading

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I’VE BEEN TAGGED!

The wonderful children’s author Lynn Kelley at http://lynnkelleyrandomactsofwriting.blogspot.com.au/ and historical author Mirella Patzer (who has one of the best history blogs and review sites) at http://www.historyandwomen.com/have both tagged me for the Lucky 7 Meme. It works this way: 1. You go … Continue reading

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