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The Life of a Saint

History
1.6m views11 Major Religious Figures Whose Corpses Allegedly Never DecayedMost of us can agree that the concept of eternal life/dwelling forever in some species of paradise sounds appealing. However, not ...
Death
548 votersWhat The Graves, Tombs, And Relics Of Real Saints Actually Look LikeSaints are people that have been formally recognized as having led a particularly holy life and somehow demonstrating a close rela...
History
259.4k viewsThe 8 Most Brutal Deaths of SaintsSt. Patrick's Day is an excuse for Americans to party (read: get drunk), wear green clothes and eat all kinds of green food that a...
Death
205.6k views10 Brutal Ways Saints Were Tortured and KilledBoth historical accounts and unverified legends regarding the deaths of Christian martyrs in the religion’s early days are gory. T...
30.6k viewsList of Famous SaintsList of famous saints, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top saints in the world? This includes...
History
71.5k viewsChristian Saints Who Went To Extraordinary Lengths To Stay ChasteChastity has historically been a cornerstone of Christian faith and devotion, so it is appropriate that some of the most celebrate...
History
29k viewsAncient and Medieval Saints Who Tested Themselves In Bizarre And Disgusting WaysThe Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Churches are chock-full of colorful saints. From the earliest days of Christianity to rece...
Middle Ages
374 voters11 Unusual Patron Saints Who Got Their Start In The Middle AgesThe process of becoming a saint has been defined over time, but in the days of the early Catholic Church, it had far less definiti...
100 votersChristian Saints With Compelling Pagan BackstoriesSome Christian saints are officially canonized by the Catholic Church; others rose to sanctified status through popular veneration...