Christianity has changed over the centuries. Europe has been at the center of that change. Rome is the heart of the Catholic Church. Germany is the birthplace of the Reformation. The monasteries of Greece, Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania have been greatly influenced by Orthodox Christianity. Groundwater religious practices during the Roman Empire to the modern acceptance of all faiths, Christianity has evolved in Europe, and worth exploring, now more than ever.
For an experience of timeless journey, visiting the catacombs of San Sebastiano and San Callisto in Rome, Italy. This is underground Christian burial and bring you back to the times when Christianity was against Roman law. This piece of history gives a different perspective to all visitors. To the earliest history of Christianity, visit Ravenna in Italy. The City of Mosaics is famous for one of the oldest Christian monuments with intricately designed tiles and Roman design.
To see a piece of religious history, go to the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany, where Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door of the church-a time when Christianity really began to change. From the Church of England to the Calvinists, most Protestant groups broke away from the Church in Rome. For a real experience of this fascinating religious change travels across Germany to explore in depth the Lutheran heritage and to discover the seeds of the Reformation. Scroll to Erfurt, Germany , a city founded as a Roman Catholic diocese in the year 742. With more than 200,000 churches and the largest monastery that still exists, Erfurt is a sacred destiny that all should be as devout Christians must.
For one, non-denominational, visit Taizé in France modern spiritual experience. Young Europeans pilgrims assess their spirituality and grow in their faith. Worship services include Bible readings, meditative silence and evocative songs. This community is a great place to experience religion in the modern era. Each confession is free to grow together in faith.