A very interesting story from Israel, where an archaeological dig shows the Huqoq Synagogue in Galilee shows an icon of Samson done in great detail. Though the worship of graven images are forbidden to both Jews and Christians, a fundamental misunderstanding of what these were has been clung to by Protestants. Veneration was (and still is) done to the Prophets, heroes and saints of our faith.
What a shameful and disgusting state of affairs in Albania! The Albanian Orthodox Church is losing its treasures thanks to thieves tearing out everything from icons to whole frescoes. Not a single thief has been caught, much less charged, and the Albanian populace, until recently, have not been bothered to do anything to protect church property.
Deutsche Welle has more on this infuriating story here.
No, not the Hell of the Abrahamic religions, but the Gates to the Plutonium, the home of the god Pluto, which Roman historian Strabo mentioned in the 1st Century B.C.
Both Fox News and World Net Daily have articles on this archaeological find.
Christian Post puts up an intriguing slice of archaeological news. Read the story here.