As Catholics enter into Lent, a season that we mark by acts of both repentance and service, it is worth considering how we might move from alarm at antisemitism to action.
When Ukrainian artist Oleksandr Klymenko came upon thousands of wooden boxes being used to transport ammunition, he decided to use them as canvases for art.
“Women Talking” is an exploration of the way that religion can be used to imprison people—and what’s worse, to teach them to imprison themselves.
This week, I gave Playground, a more customizable version of ChatGPT, a series of prompts for Ash Wednesday homilies. And the results were pretty astonishing.
I asked an AI art generator to draw the communion of saints. I don’t love what it revealed about the Catholic Church.
What does A.I. paint as the communion of saints? And what does that say about how we have taught it to visualize the saints?
The Super Bowl ads are effective precisely because they’re less interested in Jesus and more interested in getting us to think about our choices.
In a sense, the pope’s messages all amount to the same thing: Hello and God bless you. But there is a care in the language that is striking.
Prior to 1964, no pope had left Italy for 150 years. The advent of the 747 and long-haul flights enabled popes to finally visit the world, and the world to visit the pope.
The Harvard Study of Adult Development has found that deep relationships are a key to long term emotional well-being. As I read their findings, I found myself wondering how many people would include a relationship with God as one of the deep personal relationships of their lives.