Evangelical Christian inspiration and apologetics are filling theater seats, with two films in the top five for box office last weekend.
CHICAGO - It all started about seven years ago when actor Morgan Freeman visited the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul.
Noticing the mosaics of Jesus inside the museum, Freeman asked his tour guide, who was Muslim, if the tiles had been covered over when the building, originally a Greek Orthodox church, was used as a mosque.
TORONTO - Truth in all forms of human expression reveals the sacred. Since the beginning, the Church has encouraged artists to express and complement the Gospel message through art.
God’s Not Dead 2 is more of art reflecting life when faith is put on trial again in the sequel to the 2014 surprise blockbuster, God's Not Dead.
Before she picked up her paint brush, Belové Da Silva turned to the Bible and was inspired to create what turned out to be a winning entry in The Catholic Register’s annual Easter drawing contest for elementary school children.
ROME - The Catholic Church, under scrutiny for its response to clergy sex abuse scandals, is backing the publication of an Italian nun’s shocking account of her rape as a teenager and years of subsequent abuse by her parish priest in Milan.
TORONTO - The Toronto Passion Play is an Easter tradition that has attracted thousands of Christians each year to the Church on the Queensway. This year, the full-scale musical production celebrates its 25th anniversary with a curtain call performance of its latest version.
Nine-year-old Annabel Beam suffered from an incurable digestive disorder that put her in constant pain. But when she fell 30 feet, headfirst, into a hollowed tree, she came out of her ordeal unharmed and healed of her disorder. Oh yes, and she also had an encounter with Jesus in Heaven.
For the first time in cinematic history, a film is exploring the life of the child Jesus. The Young Messiah, in theatres March 11, follows the seven-year-old Jesus growing up in Egypt after the Holy Family fled Bethlehem to escape King Herod’s wrath. With news of Herod’s death, Joseph decides it is time to return. The journey, however, is not without its obstacles as Herod’s son assumes the search for the child Saviour.