The Candy Cane Controversy

A principal’s candy cane ban provides a chance to look at some fakelore about the Christmas confection.

The Adventures of Callistus I, The Pope Who Did Hard Time

A slave who lost the Church’s money, ran away and was captured, was flogged and sentenced to hard labor for starting a fight in a synagogue, faced harsh criticism from some of the leading minds of the early church, endured the first schism, and saw his story written by one of his bitterest enemies.