Wow. The Ave Maria (Hail Mary) in Chaldean Neo-Aramaic, which, according to SyrianCatholic, is "one of the last and largest living dialects of the language Jesus spoke, Aramaic. " Makes you feel like you have gone back 2000 years. Just beautiful.
"Slavery ended in medieval Europe only because the church extended its sacraments to all slaves and then managed to impose a ban on the enslavement of Christians (and of Jews). Within the context of medieval Europe, that prohibition was effectively a rule of universal abolition. "— Rodney Stark