Religious facts

Saint Patrick Has Never Been Canonised By A Pope

Reading Time: 2 minutes Saint Patrick, one of the patron saints of Ireland, has never formally been recognized as a saint by a Pope. The reason no Pope has formally recognized him as a saint is because he has never been canonised by a Pope. The process of canonisation is the one in which a deceased person is included …

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The Shortest Saint Patrick’s Day Parade Lasts Only 100 Yards

Reading Time: 2 minutes Admit it. March 17 every year, Saint Patrick’s day, we all become a little bit Irish. Celebrations the world over mark the day of his death in a way only the Irish would do. By having a massive party, with street parades celebrating the day. But did you know that the shortest Saint Patrick’s day parade …

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Indonesia Walking Dead Ritual Known As Ma’nene

Reading Time: 2 minutes The common saying is that there are only two things that you can guarantee in life, death and taxes. The way we are taxed can vary from region to region, but death is always the same. The way we mourn or celebrate a life certainly does vary from culture to culture. The Toraja district of …

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Atheists Are Excluded From Public Office In Tennessee

Reading Time: 2 minutes In Tennessee atheist are excluded from public office. This is not a joke, and is unconstitutional. But they aren’t the only group excluded. Read on to find out just how odd the laws for public office are in Tennessee. As we have seen in other facts, many laws around the world have some bizarre quirks in …

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Forks Were Considered Evil and a Tool of the Devil

Reading Time: 2 minutes Did you know that the common fork was once considered evil and a tool of the devil? It seems hard to believe today, but in the middle ages the Europeans took an especially harsh dislike of this new wonder tool for the dinner table. The fork had a fairly humble beginning. It was used early …

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