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Christ the Redeemer

Jesus Wept... For Brazil

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 07.08.2014 | Religion

All of Brazil wept as they watched Germany punch in a stunning seven goals, the most ever scored in any World Cup semi-final. Jesus wept, too. T...

Jesus Loves All The World Cup Teams

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 06.26.2014 | Religion

Some Catholic soccer fans fear that Pope Francis will pray for his Argentinian home team to win the World Cup, but we're pleased to report that at lea...

This Guy's Fate Is Completely In Jesus' Hands

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 06.26.2014 | Religion

Rio's iconic Christ the Redeemer statue towers about 130 feet over the city, which makes doing repairs or cleaning work a dizzying task. This worke...

Wait, Jesus Supports Italy In The World Cup?

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 06.11.2014 | Religion

Many consider football (soccer) to be a religion, and fans are becoming much more observant in the run up to the 2014 FIFA World Cup. One new fan is r...

9 Must-See Sites in Rio de Janeiro (Including 4 You've Probably Never Heard Of)

Viator | Posted 06.09.2014 | Travel
Viator

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is one of the world's top destinations. And for good reason. No other city combines quite the mix of jaw-dropping scenery, world-famous beaches, and laid back cosmopolitan cool, as well as some of the planet's most recognizable landmarks.

Man Takes Pulse-Pounding Selfie At Historic Site

The Huffington Post | Simon McCormack | Posted 06.02.2014 | Weird News

Christians tell us that Jesus sits at the right hand of God the Father. Who sits at Jesus' right hand? Apparently this guy. Photographer Lee Thomps...

PHOTOS: Crazy Lightning Strikes Jesus!

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The iconic statue of Christ overlooking Rio de Janeiro has been damaged during a storm. Officials said Friday that the righ...

World's Biggest Statue Of Christ Symbolises Church's Power In Poland

The Guardian | Helen Pidd & Julian Borger | Posted 06.06.2011 | Religion

Anyone wondering whether modern day Poland is still a fervently Catholic country should head to the Tesco in Swiebodzin, near the German border. There...

Rio De Janeiro Proposed As UNESCO World Heritage Site

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO -- The Brazilian government is proposing that UNESCO name the city of Rio de Janeiro a World Heritage site. The proposal was made by...

Swiebodzin Jesus To Top Rio's Redeemer Statue

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The small town of Swiebodzin, Poland has set their eyes heavenward, looking to build one of the world's highest statues of Jesus. The body of the s...