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Catholicism

The Irish Republican Army (IRA): A Troubled History

March 12, 2020

The history of the IRA, or Irish Republican Army, is long and complicated, filled with religious tensions, political uprisings, and lots of mayhem. So who exactly a...

Guy Fawkes: The Man, The Myth, The Mask

January 31, 2020

A man with a Guy Fawkes mask during a protest. (Photo by Giorgos Georgiou/NurPhoto via Getty Images) In recent years, we've come to know Guy Fawkes more for his dashing, mustach...

Saint Nicholas: The Man, The Myth, The Legend

December 6, 2019

Christmas party 1820 with St. Nicholas. (Photo by Imagno/Getty Images) "Saint Nicholas" is just one of the many names by which we call the jolly old elf who (allegedly) br...

The History Of Trick-Or-Treating: From The 16th Century...

October 31, 2019

Children trick or treating at Halloween. Source: (Photo by Photofusion/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) Trick-or-treating is such a big part of the Ha...