NCR Today: Most people would expect to see icons of Jesus, Mary and the saints in a Catholic church, so the artwork in one New York City church might surprise visitors.
Take and Read: Reading this 'modern' theologian assigned new meaning to the Gospel, lifted me to a higher world and gave me the taste for the spiritual life.
A mural showing Pope Francis as a sneaky graffiti artist painting peace signs on a wall near the Vatican was taken down Wednesday just hours after it went up.
Film review: An award-winning documentary by Keith Maitland about the University of Texas mass shooting is visceral, artistic and relevant.
Take and Read: The synod document 'Justice in the World' described the world I had experienced but couldn't name – and it admitted the church’s own need for conversion.
Movie Review: 'Killing Reagan' is an adequate made-for-television movie, fair-handed in how it presents the key figures in the political-psychological drama.
Book review: This is a good and provocative book. Levin is the kind of conservative with whom someone in a Hillary Clinton administration, for example, could find areas of agreement.
Book review: Yuval Levin's The Fractured Republic: Renewing America's Social Contract in the Age of Individualism is worth the attention of all of us who are more and less Catholic social doctrine fans.
Take and Read: Whenever I reread his Varieties of Religious Experience, my spirits soar, my mind takes off and my faith becomes more deeply grounded.
A talk with Illeana Douglas, host of the new AMC Spotlight series, "Trailblazing Women: Actresses Who Made a Difference," airing Tuesdays and Thursdays in October.