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Interview with the Grand Priory of Knights Templar in England and Wales

Around the world there are Knights Templar who are Freemasons and Templars who are Catholics or other denominations. The OSMTH has traditionally been seen as a Catholic oriented Templar body but it’s open to people of all Christian beliefs. So,…

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Life sized stations of the cross in Portugal

Bom Jesus do Monte in the cathedral city of Braga in Portugal is a fascinating place. A hill surmounted by an eighteenth century cathedral with stairs that zigzag all the way to the top and stations of the cross chapels…

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The Holy Sepulchre – sacred to the Knights Templar

Templar expert Tony McMahon investigates why the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem was so venerated by the Knights Templar in the Middle Ages

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The murder of Thomas Becket

No event shook late twelfth century England as much as the cold-blooded murder of the Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Becket in his own cathedral.  The knights who plunged their swords in to him as he clutched at his altar believed…

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Is it a mosque or a church?

Toledo in Spain shows how Christians and Muslims lived together and even allowed churches to become mosques and vice versa

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Secrets of the Knights Templar revealed!

Secrets of the Knights Templar revealed on The Templar Knight blog such as how they wore their hair and eating habits

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Season of the Witch – Nicholas Cage and the Templars

Season of the Witch is what you expect with a Nicholas Cage movie – it’s fun and a romp but don’t expect something terribly serious

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Seventeen Jewish bodies found in medieval well in England

A grim reminder of the pogroms that accompanied the crusades in the 12th and 13th centuries in Europe has been the gruesome discovery in England of seventeen skeletons in a medieval well.  The skeletons, jumbled together, have been subjected to…

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The Lost Gospels – Apocrypha – and the mysteries they reveal

There were originally way more than four gospels and the lost gospels of the New Testament shed a whole different light on Jesus Christ

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A Pope calls for a Crusade against Islam

Pope Urban called for a crusade to defend the Byzantine empire against the Seljuk Turks who had converted to Islam and now approached Constantinople

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