Arts & Culture FaithNick Ripatrazone July 27, 2017
Usain Bolt has become a living legend in a track event that is known for creating superstars. His pre- and post-race rituals are purely Catholic, and yet the faith of one of the world’s most talked-about athletes is an open secret.
Arts & Culture IdeasNick Ripatrazone June 24, 2017
'I saw the Catholic Church from the inside, like a tauntaun.'
Arts & Culture TelevisionNick Ripatrazone May 18, 2017
Sister Cathy Cesnik went missing one night in 1969. The case remains unsolved.
Arts & Culture IdeasNick Ripatrazone February 27, 2017
Sor Juana Inés found both tension and sustenance in her religious life.
Arts & Culture TelevisionNick Ripatrazone January 10, 2017
Jude Law gives us a nuanced portrait of a too easily satirized character: the Catholic cleric.
Faith in FocusNick Ripatrazone August 04, 2016
Maybe that's the subconscious appeal of sports: how we might tempt death through a game.
BooksNick Ripatrazone March 12, 2014
In the years following World War II and continuing after the Second Vatican Council to be an American Catholic novelist often meant to be lapsed The modifier was so ubiquitous that it was unspoken Save for Ron Hansen Alice McDermott Gene Wolfe and a handful of others lost belief remains a prer