Religion

Miracles in Old San Juan

Known as “ the miracle shrine,” Capilla Del Cristo was built in Old San Juan to commemorate what legend alleges was a miracle.

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One love, many faiths

Christianity dominates Caribbean, but the region is full of its many variations, and diverse religious practices. Slaves from Africa brought their own spiritual beliefs, which became entirely new religions.

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Haitian voudou

Video courtesy National Geographic.

Feature Stories

She sings her faith

She has been a television and radio talent, public relations officer for a former Virgin Islands governor, dancer, high fashion model, beauty pageant winner, biochemist, painter, singer, songwriter and attorney who practices law in St.Thomas. But the role she cherishes the most is born again Christian and Gospel performer. Click for more.

Churches steeped in tradition

Churches in the Virgin Islands offer more than places to worship. They provide a testament to architecture and devoted craftsmanship. Click for more.

Capilla del Cristo

This small chapel with an ornate alter of silver and gold, at the end of the posh shopping street, is a landmark in Old San Juan. Visitors of faith often make a pilgrimage to the chapel in hopes of being granted an answer to their prayers Click for more.

Muslims in the Caribbean

Muslims in the Caribbean represent distinctive styles of minority and Diaspora experiences.

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A synagogue in St. Thomas

St. Thomas Synagogue, built in 1833, is the second-oldest synagogue and longest in continuous use now under the American flag .Read more here