Movie review: In "Calvary," sin and virtue meet, seething violence and profound peace clash, commandments irritate and sacraments comfort.
Art & Media
An Alabama teen who faced criticism for posting a smiling snapshot of herself in front of the Auschwitz concentration camp is defending her actions, saying it was a tribute to her father who passed away.
Breanna Mitchell posted the selfie on June 20. About a month later, it went viral.
"Honestly, I don't think I would do anything differently because I didn't mean any harm," Mitchell told TakePart Live in a video interview posted to YouTube on July 21.
On July 20, she posted on Twitter, "I'm famous y'all" as her story got picked up by media outlets.
Now tourists have a whole new way of exploring Boys Town, the famed home for at-risk children: an interactive, smartphone-guided tour.
The new emojis will feature three types of crosses, the dove of peace and the Om symbol, a mystical Sanskrit sound of Hindu origin.
Column: Want to read something substantial, but you're all Francis'd out? Here are 10 summer spiritual books to consider.
Albrecht Dürer focused on "intelligent, complex and immensely appealing" women, and the exhibit of his art is not something to be missed.
Movie review: To me, "Deliver Us From Evil" is not a horror film, though some will get scared watching it.
Column: A friend suggested I ask my Facebook followers to share their favorite war movie. I was stymied. How can you have a favorite war film?
Words and music are the stock-in-trade at most Christian festivals, but the Wild Goose Festival is adding another component: the visual arts.
About eight months ago, a good friend mailed me her copy of Orange Is the New Black by Piper Kerman. I eyed it suspiciously for its chic title and Netflix buzz. But my friend Vivian listens to my many accounts of people in prison, so I took her recommendation seriously and started reading.