"I feel proud as a brother and as a family member, but also as part of the (Salvadoran) people because over there, they love him a lot."
Natural Procreative Technology (NaProTECHNOLOGY) techniques at Catholic Health Services’ Gianna Center of Long Island helped couple conceive daughter.
The exhibit will be spread over three locations in Manhattan May 10-Oct. 8, making it "a veritable pilgrimage" for visitors and disciples of faith and fashion.
Many find a combination of giving up and doing more is the right balance for Lent.
The first Sunday in Advent marks the beginning of a new church year, and for some Catholic families, the liturgical "New Year" is tied to special traditions at home.
"Monasticism is a spiritual root of the Orthodox Church that nourishes the whole body,"
Andrey Antonov, a Russian Orthodox artist and sculptor, combines traditional peasant tools, like nails and sickles, as well as household items into cruciform objects and Christian-themed sculptures. He is pictured in his Moscow studio May 26. (CNS photo/Robert Duncan) Third...
A recent study found that 85 percent of Russians believe "a strong Russia is necessary to balance the influence of the West."
In Russia, even government officials are now embracing Orthodoxy in public, and Russian culture and art are being transformed with new Christian influences.