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Inside America's Newest Basilica

Detroit Free Press | Patricia Montemurri and JC Reindl | Posted 02.02.2015 | Religion

Pope Francis has bestowed the title of "basilica" upon the historic National Shrine of the Little Flower Catholic Church in Royal Oak, making it only ...

Exploring Incredible Istanbul

Jamal Hammadi | Posted 07.12.2014 | Travel
Jamal Hammadi

My most recent exploits took me all the way to Istanbul and it was quite the adventure. Founded in 660 BC as Byzantium, in 330 AD it became Constantinople when it was overtaken by the Roman emperor Constantine.

Get Your Mosque On at the Hagia Sophia

Janis Powers | Posted 06.22.2014 | Religion
Janis Powers

Since today's Hagia Sophia suggests a house of multiple faiths, many visitors may feel confused, subconsciously or not, about their relationship with the building.

5 Free Things To Do In Rome

AP | MICHELE BARBERO | Posted 09.26.2013 | Travel

ROME -- Some of Rome's attractions are among the best-known spots on Earth. Few visitors need to be told to visit the Colosseum or the Trevi Fountain ...

The Stunning, Spiritual Barcelona Sagrada Familia Basilica

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 10.02.2013 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

Antoni Gaudi, artist, designer and architect, was responsible for most of Barcelona's distinct features, including Guell Park, myriad churches and cathedrals, and his most famous project, the Sagrada Família (Holy Family) church.