Egyptian artist Ayman Fayez finds his mission in icons

The Coptic iconographer's work was exhibited in New York recently, "transmitting God's messages ... through art," and serving as a reminder of Egypt's diverse cultural and religious heritage.

Catholic-Muslim dialogue opens to support Islamic American communities

An emerging Catholic dialogue with Muslims aims to show public support for Islamic American communities, building on three already existing regional Catholic-Muslim dialogues.

Hiroshima survivor shares memories of atomic blast with peace activists

"The heat and blast from the bomb was so intense that it was if the sun had exploded," recalled Hiroshima survivor Toshiyuki Mimaki.


Catholic activists, pope say more work needed after climate change pact

After reciting the Angelus at the Vatican, Pope Francis said the COP21 climate agreement required a "concerted commitment" to continue forward.