During a snowstorm, Uruguayan singer-songwriter Luis Alfredo Diaz Britos began to write a musical about the life of Archbishop Oscar Romero.
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NCR Today: The news that practicing Catholic Stephen Colbert will take over "Late Show" has me curious if Colbert will be able to be his prophetic self.
On Tuesday, Microsoft discontinued support and security updates on all computers using its popular Windows XP operating system. Support also ended for Office 2003.
Various media and tech sources report that 11 to 30 percent of computers currently use the Windows XP system. A recent Washington Post article, citing Microsoft, reported that an estimated 10 percent of government computers are still using Windows XP.
Book Review: If Teddy Roosevelt were still around, he would be growling that it's time to pull up our socks and use our talents to create an American renaissance.
St. Charles Borromeo Seminary will sell several important paintings, including six works by 19th-century painter Thomas Eakins.
The working title for the series is "The Young Pope," and the 43-year-old director hopes to create fictional mysteries and scandals within the walls of the Vatican.
Review: This story of a freshman college student who is forced by his professor to sign a statement that God is dead, is not good story-telling nor is it entertainment.
This past weekend I went to see the new film on César Chávez by director Diego Luna. I had no idea what to expect and was even prepared to be disappointed. I was pleasantly surprised and enjoyed the film very much.
As a treasury of art and archeology, Italy tops UNESCO's World Heritage listing, with 49 officially recognized sites. Such riches make the country especially tempting for looters.
While millions of pilgrims are expected to attend the Catholic church's first double canonization at the end of April, the Vatican is preparing its most ambitious TV and social media campaign for the millions who don't make it to Rome.
City officials are expecting more than 5 million people to attend the ceremony when Pope Francis declares his predecessors Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII saints in St. Peter's Square on April 27.