Every year a Spanish village honors a saint by dropping a goat off the church tower. Casual observers might find this particularly odd, but cradle Catholics know how to take it in stride. Catholicism — what with its complex rituals, politics, history, and secrets — is a culture of mystery unto itself. Did you know, for instance, that a dead Pope has to be tapped on the head three times with a small hammer before his death is official? Ever come across the theory of Purgatory? Or how about the Vatican bank? Great... More >>>