Places for the Soul

Bring the Greek ruins to life: sightseeing tips for the Gulf of Corinth

One woman's family guide to exploring the breathtaking, and soul-satisfying Corinthian Riviera in Greece.

A landmark moment: Jesus’s tomb opens for the first time since the 1500s

A restoration of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre reveals new insight into the centuries-old tomb, thought to be the final resting place of Jesus…

Look inside the Pope’s summer home, now welcoming everyone

Instead of keeping his vacation apartment private, Pope Francis decided to share this sacred, historical site with the world.

A peek at the stunning spiritual treasure that is Mont Saint-Michel

Stuck at home, but love to sight-see? Take a quick tour through this historic and mystical French abbey, a spiritual wonder of the world.

The public library: a haven of calm and hope for a better future (VIDEO)

In our digital age, we may take libraries for granted. This video of how a little girl migrant worker's life was transformed by a bookmobile…

14 breathtaking full moon Instagrams from across the globe (PHOTOS)

Two lunar delights coincided on Friday to bring us all some truly out-of-this-world photography. Scroll through to see what the moon looks like from every…

The new Sandy Hook school: a ‘gentle fortress’

A school bathed in light and color brings comfort and hope, allowing the community to take the next step after the tragic shooting four years ago.

4 notable and historic spaces of architect Le Corbusier

Seventeen of the Swiss-French modernist architect's projects, including two sacred spaces, were recently named to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list.

The childhood home of Pope John Paul II: rooms of heartbreak & happiness

This historic retreat, a doable day trip from the city of Krakow, Poland, and the site of World Youth Day, offers visitors a powerful spiritual…

Meticulously restored St. Patrick’s Cathedral in all its glory (PHOTOS)

The altar gleams. The black-and-white-checked marble floors shimmer. Three years and $175 million later, St. Patrick's Cathedral is restored to its original glory and remains…

A soaring bit of hope to lift our spirits, a few hours from Nice, France

Fontfroide Abbey is a haven where you can enjoy homegrown wine and listen to classical music. But the real piece de resistance is the simple,…

16 incredibly beautiful images of Mary in art

A beautiful array of timeless images—both classical and modern—to honor the virgin Mary, the spiritual mother to us all.

A hidden surprise in the heart of the Sistine Chapel

The breathtaking paintings in the Sistine Chapel are both a history lesson and a reflection of our place in the human drama.

Gardens that create and heal communities

Community gardens don't just bring neighborhoods together, they heal the sick, help feed the hungry, and nurture the weary soul.

Central Park’s secret sanctuary for the soul

After 80 years, a hidden garden inside New York's Central Park has opened its gates. Want to peek inside?