Movie Review, updated with video: "Ben-Hur" is epic and beautifully filmed, the direction and acting are very good, and the chariot race is awesome.
NCR Today: "I Will Speak for Myself," is a one-woman play giving voice to the stories of 11 women who were nurses, slaves, educators and activists in America.
To understand the contours of recycling in the Middle Ages, it is necessary to forget a great deal about modern products and packaging.
Eco Catholic: Today's Vatican Gardens were once just a sprawl of mosquito-infested swamps, clay hillsides and hardy grape vines.
"Bandits & Heroes, Poets & Saints" features many works that are colorful and lively; upon closer look, the joyful gives way to the difficult and challenging.
Movie reviews: For three meaningful looks at how fathers are portrayed in film, see "Gleason," "Hunt for the Wilderpeople" and "Captain Fantastic" this summer.
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.