Mary Magdalene is a key figure in Christianity and a vital part of the Christian story. She traveled with Jesus and is said to have witnessed his crucifixion and resurrection. Within the four gospels, she is named at least 12 times.
Templar fact and fiction have become blurred by their depictions in book and on film. Here, they are presented in a very different picture that challenges the orthodox beliefs about an order that angered much of Europe, particularly France.
The Vatican Library is a place with secrets that is out of bounds even to cardinals. The Vatican Archives also hold the personal documents of past popes, important pieces such as Galileo's trial transcript and King Henry VIII's annulment request.
A profile of Johann Reichhart, who was the pre-World War II German state executioner before heading up a merciless Nazi killing machine that murdered thousands, and actually ended up working for the Allies after the war.