Column: Want to read something substantial, but you're all Francis'd out? Here are 10 summer spiritual books to consider.
Art & Media
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.
NCR also garnered 21 other honors at the 2014 Catholic Media Conference, including four first-place awards for news writing and commentary.
Some call it the wave of the future. Others see a tsunami in progress. But FAITH Catholic Publishing is making the U.S. diocesan press evolve.
In October, the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles launched "Anne: A Premier Experiential Exhibit" to commemorate the life of Anne Frank, who would have turned 85 on Thursday, for a 10-year stay. I had the opportunity to visit the exhibit Sunday as a kind of introduction to a performance of "About Anne: A Diary in Dance" by the Helios Dance Theater company. A second performance will take place Thursday.
Editor's note: Nicholas Collura is a new blogger for NCR Today. Read more about him.