Mary Magdalene has been "interpreted and misinterpreted, just as Jesus has been interpreted and misinterpreted," according to Michael Haag, historian and author of The Quest for Mary Magdalene.
If your church is suddenly overtaken by millennials with their heads stuck in their phones, you can thank Pokemon.
THE SACRED FOODWAYS OF FILM: THEOLOGICAL SERVINGS IN 11 FOOD FILMS
By Antonio D. Sison
Published by Pickwick Publications, 132 pages, $18
Preview: Tanya Habjouqa, an East Jerusalem-based photojournalist and educator, has several of her works on view at Washington's National Museum of Women in the Arts.
NCR Today: Set in World War II's aftermath, French-Polish film takes on the horror of a war crime in a Benedictine monastery.
Sr. Glynis Mary McManamon's art gallery opened in Ferguson just in time for the anniversary of the decision not to indict Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown.
NCR Today: The titular characters of Ridley Scott's 1991 film "Thelma and Louise" deserve our compassion, not our condemnation.
Distinctly Catholic: The press is called upon to make hundreds of calls every day: Which story deserves the most attention, the most cameras or placement above the fold?
Hieronymus Bosch may have died 500 years ago, but he's inspired episodes of "The Simpsons," rock 'n' roll lyrics, children's book characters and more.
NCR Today: "Visualizing Life: Social Justice in Real Time" was exhibited in the art gallery of the Urban League this spring.