New York -- In response to the pope's Jan. 1 message, advocates for peace-making said nonviolent campaigns are becoming increasingly successful and common, violent insurgencies increasingly rare and unsuccessful.
The specter of Donald Trump's one-month presidency hung over a Feb. 21 seminar on racism and religious faith here sponsored by Fordham University's Center on Religion and Culture.
Magic and journey are two key words to describe the work and the evolution of this nearly half-century-old off-Broadway theater complex, begun in 1968 by Barbara Ann Teer.
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.
The Colombian government and rebel leaders reached a peace accord to officially end a war. After 52 years of conflict with 200,000 lives lost and 7 million people displaced, the Catholic bishops of Colombia continue to use the church's influence in the country to focus on reconciliation.
When playwright Chris Cragin-Day decided to write a Christmas play, she thought at first about adapting a Hans Christian Andersen tale, but then she went further back, all the way to the original Christmas story. She just knew the Nativity would make a good musical comedy.
Christian persecution in the Middle East: Christians in the Middle East face extinction because of genocide, wars and international indifference to their plight, according to panelists at a Dec. 5 interfaith forum in New York.
In New York, Minneapolis and Atlanta, artifacts and art illustrate the life and times of Martin Luther, while over in Europe, a moving museum hits the road.
New York – Al Smith Dinner is relevant and necessary, says Cardinal Timothy Dolan. "The [charity] event is great and nothing can ruin [it]."
Cardinal Dolan said Oct. 6 he hopes a new archdiocesan program to provide compensation to sex abuse survivors will "help bring a measure of peace and healing" to victims.