1 Jesus Christ statue (the Redeemer) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, among cloudsPhoto credit: Iko/braziltravelpictures
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1 Church of Nativity: Star of Bethlehem and AltarThe (Roman Catholic) Latins have exclusive possession of the Altar of the Adoration of the Magi in the area of the Grotto of the Nativity known as the “Grotto of the Manger”. The Latins also possess the silver star beneath the adjacent Altar of the Nativity. Both […]
1 God creates Adam – Painting in Sistine Chapel 24 Sistine Chapel Southern Wall – the Punishment of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram (Botticelli (Sandro Filipepi), 1482).On the right, Joshua stops rebels ready to stone Moses. In the center, Aaron (with miter) is attacked by people who dispute his priesthood. On the left, Moses calls on […]
1 Hajj: Kaaba in Mecca – people performing Tawaf (circumambulating) the Kaaba. This picture taken from the gate of Abdul Aziz seems to divide the Kaaba and the minarets into mirror images of one another. (Hajj, Pilgrims, Mecca, CC Photo: Wikipedia/Muhammad Mahdi Karim).