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Cambridge University’s Archaeological Unit finds 7th-century teen buried in her bed

LONDON (AP).- Archaeologists excavating near Cambridge have stumbled upon a rare and mysterious find: The skeleton of a 7th-century teenager buried in an ornamental bed along with a gold-and-garnet cross, an iron knife and a purse full of glass beads....

After seven years of trial and testimony from dozens of experts,...

JERUSALEM (AP).- Is the purported burial box of Jesus' brother James fake or authentic? Seven years of trial, testimony from dozens of experts and a 475-page verdict Wednesday failed to come up with an answer. A Jerusalem judge, citing reasonable doubt...

For the First Time Ever, Moscow Museum Puts Lenin’s Jewish Roots...

MOSCOW (AP).- For the first time ever, ordinary Russians can now see documents that appear to confirm long-standing rumors that Vladimir Lenin had Jewish heritage. In a country long plagued by anti-Semitism, such heritage can be a significant taint, es...

For the First Time Ever, Moscow Museum Puts Lenin’s Jewish Roots...

MOSCOW (AP).- For the first time ever, ordinary Russians can now see documents that appear to confirm long-standing rumors that Vladimir Lenin had Jewish heritage. In a country long plagued by anti-Semitism, such heritage can be a significant taint, es...

Just a Few Months Before Opening, Minefields Circle Jesus’ Traditional Baptism...

QASR EL-YAHUD (AP).- Just months before the official opening of one of Christianity's holiest sites to visitors, the area where John the Baptist is said to have baptized Jesus remains surrounded by thousands of land mines. Israel says the sites visite...

Famous Christian Landmark Tree, The Glastonbury Holy Thorn Tree, Chopped Down

LONDON (AP).- British police were searching Friday for vandals who chopped down a thorn tree venerated for centuries by Christians. The Glastonbury Holy Thorn Tree, said to have links to the earliest days of Christianity in England, has been reduced to...

Poles Hope Deadly Knights will Now Bring Some Good

KWIDZYN (AP).- The Teutonic Knights have long been reviled in Poland, where the Germanic warriors swept in during the Middle Ages and converted pagans to Christianity at the point of a sword. Many here see them as an early incarnation of a Germany tha...

Poles Hope Deadly Knights will Now Bring Some Good

KWIDZYN (AP).- The Teutonic Knights have long been reviled in Poland, where the Germanic warriors swept in during the Middle Ages and converted pagans to Christianity at the point of a sword. Many here see them as an early incarnation of a Germany tha...

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