Church puts new shine on old murals made from the faces of local community

WINDSOR, Ont. – As a young boy, Fr. Patrick Bénéteau would look up in wonder at the marvellously coloured and exacting images of biblical scenes and saints that adorned the ceilings of St. Joseph Church.

Priest ministers to street artists who are transforming neighbourhood

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – When Pope Francis urged that the Gospel be preached at the peripheries of society, he may not have had the street artists of Bushwick in mind.

Refugees are a vision in bronze for sculptor Timothy Schmalz

Christian artist Timothy Schmalz is putting a face to the label “refugee” with a new bronze sculpture.

'The Shack' brings its Holy Trinity to the screen

William Paul Young initially made 15 copies of The Shack in 2005 as a Christmas present for his six children and for a handful of his close friends.

Documentary captures spirit of World Youth Day in Krakow

The Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy is over, but the call to mercy lives on.

Review of 'The Seven Last Words of Christ: Reflections' by Fr. Rosica

What do the last phrases of Christ from the cross teach today’s world?

Canadian bishops' Lent guides should challenge us

No parish or individual Catholic should have to walk into Lent blind.

Steven Spielberg movie to examine notorious Catholic kidnapping of Jewish boy

BOLOGNA, Italy –  It was a heart-wrenching story that bitterly divided Catholics and Jews in Italy and provoked an international scandal more than 150 years ago.

Nuns of pop band Siervas says ministry spans service and music

LIMA, Peru – When people wave at members of the pop band Siervas as they drive through the city, the nuns in the musical group know they've arrived on the world stage.

Global TV's mini-series draws fire for dramatizing euthanasia

OTTAWA – The Catholic Women’s League (CWL) and the Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD) have condemned the Global TV mini-series Mary Kills People about a doctor who illegally euthanizes consenting patients.

There’s beauty in 'The Young Pope,' says Sr. Helena

For those suffering from a frail, forgotten or non-existent belief in God, the HBO mini-series The Young Pope has a message that may change some minds, says Sr. Helena Burns.