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Skulls and Cross Bones: the Medieval Ossuary at Hythe

I’d like to introduce you to the beautiful Norman-era church of Saint Leonard’s at Hythe.  This small, seaside town is about midway between Hastings and Dover, just enough off the beaten track to get few visitors.  The church is also … Continue reading

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Saints Alive!

Newsweek magazine this week had a squib (a short article) about the politics of making saints, and in particular, the making of American saints.  Apparently, they’re still waiting on second miracles from folks like Mother Teresa and Pope John Paul. The … Continue reading

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