The statue of the Assumption of Mary venerated at Ghaxaq church during the feast in her honour from the to the of August. Statue is carved in wood and is considered a masterpiece of the late Maltese artist Mariano Gerada in the year 1808
Pope Liberius is the first pope not to be canonised a saint. He reigned during the height of the Arian crisis during which a large majority of the Church believe that Jesus was not God, but merely a man.
In Photos: Ancient Tomb Full of Mummies Discovered in Luxor
Virgin and Child Enthroned -- Ivory carving from the workshop of Christoph Angermair -- century, South German, Ivory;
cesar baldaccini (Nouveau Réalisme )
Flagellator. [NGOA.Washington,DC] ALESSANDRO ALGARDI (Bologna 1595 - Roma 1654) #TuscanyAgriturismoGiratola
Olimpia Maidalchini - sister-in-law to Pope Innocent X; she is purported to have great influence over the Pope and to have used that influence for her personal gain. She is sometimes referred to as the lady pope.