Saint Lucifer was a bishop from Cagliari, Sardinia, who lived during the 4th century. His name sparks a lot of confusion.
We admire Italy's art and monuments for color, style, and the skillfulness of their creators. But the gruesome stories that many of these famous works depict are a reminder of real human suffering.
If you know me, you'll know that I am nuts about religious relics. And if you know David Farley's book "An Irreverent Curiosity," you'll know immediately why that first line is a wee bit funny. I ...
For every Biblical tale and saintly life, there is at least one precious relic housed in Rome, the Vatican, or in one of Italy's thousands of churches.