I think this is going to be a great thread, Bill, thank you. Churches, synagogues, mosques, temples, etc., all hold so many opportunities for a good eye.
Your photograph is lovely - the light falling on the the Christ figure is perfect, and I really like the way you chose to leave the iron grate/gate in the foreground. A real sense of solitude here as we consider the past and the present.
It is the Castle of Javier, Navarre, Northern Spain - he co founded the Jesuit Society who have a large presence on the site
He travelled the world promoting the cause, (Christianity and the Catholic religion), died at the age of 43 as he was about to enter China and was canonised later as St Francis Xavier, (San Francisco Javier)