Soul Seeing: My drug of choice, TV, lifts me out of this lousy world, at least for a little while.
Santa María de la Sede. The city of Seville is a character in the religious work of both Bartolomé Esteban Murillo and Diego Velázquez.
"Pope Francis Just Issued a Blistering Statement Against Christians Supporting Trump’s Muslim Ban" screams the headline. Only problem is that it is not true.
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.
Young Voices: Strange times make for strange bedfellows, and there is nothing quite so strange as finding oneself taking comfort in the arms of Glenn Beck.
NCR Book Club: John T. McGreevy writes about the path to settle the issues that isolated the Society of Jesus from large parts of the American public.
NCR Today: Writer/director Asghar Farhadi uses Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman" as a frame of reference in his new film about a married couple's crisis of communication.
NCR Today: We talk with actor Liam Neeson about faith and playing the role of a Jesuit priest in 17th-century Japan, where Christianity was driven underground.
NCR Today: I would categorize this film as a "good cry": sad, but a simultaneously inspiring and cathartic story that offers redemption and hope.
Take and Read: When I first read Dorothy Day in 1987, seven years after the famous writer, activist and co-founder of the Catholic Worker movement had died, I was immediately pulled in.