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An anti-Photoshop revolution? A new take on real beauty

Feb 12, 2014

Ashley Crouch is the PR manager and contributing editor of a new women's fashion magazine with a much talked about... Read more

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone celebrates vespers at St. Sebastian on Jan. 5, 2014.

San Francisco project to promote beauty in music, liturgy

Feb 9, 2014

By Carl Bunderson

A recently launched initiative in San Francisco will educate Church musicians about sacred music and train lay ministers for their... Read more

Miss Philippines, Megan Young is crowned Miss World 2013 on Sept. 28, 2013 in Nusa Dua, Indonesia.

Beauty queen promotes morality in recent interview

Oct 23, 2013

The first ever Filipina-American to be crowned Miss World revealed her traditional values in a recent television interview.  Read more

Sistine Chapel.

Beauty, art have crucial role in evangelization, priest reflects

Oct 18, 2013

By Elise Harris

Benefactors of the Vatican Museums who have recently gathered in Rome stressed that art is pivotal in the task of... Read more

Bishop James D. Conley speaks at the Harvard Catholic Center on September 16, 2012. Courtesy of Fr. Michael E. Drea.

Beauty necessary to restore culture, says Bishop Conley

Oct 4, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

Beauty must play a central role in our efforts for evangelization and cultural renewal, because it is a gift from... Read more

Cadinal Paul Jean Poupard (right) on his visit to Bombay Archdiocesan Heritage Museum 2011 with Fr Warner to the left.

Bombay archdiocese hosts seminar on beauty of stained glass

Sep 26, 2013

To promote a revival of beautiful Christian art in India, the Archdiocese of Bombay has held a seminar on stained... Read more

New York City talks to share Catholic perspectives on art, beauty

Aug 27, 2013

A series of talks on art and beauty aims to bring a Catholic understanding of the arts into the heart... Read more

The Dominican Sisters of Mary Mother of the Eucharist sing in choir.

Dominicans aim to evangelize through beauty in new album

Aug 6, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

A Dominican order based in Ann Arbor will soon release an album of 15 songs centered on Marian devotion as... Read more

Fr. Robert Barron.

Priest's new video series links evangelization with beauty

Jul 9, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

Father Robert Barron, rector of Mundelein Seminary outside of Chicago, has produced a new video series emphasizing the primacy of... Read more

Father Jordi Piqué, dean of the Pontifical University of Saint Anselmo's liturgical institute.

Rome university launches course on liturgical music

May 20, 2013

A pontifical university in Rome has launched a master's program in Gregorian chant and the use of the organ at... Read more

Gregorian Chant.

Music scholar says chant is for everyone, not just elite

May 9, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

Gregorian chant is freely available and a music of the people – not the domain of a stuffy, Catholic elite... Read more

New film shows dramatic revival of Omaha parish

Apr 28, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

A new documentary tracks the gripping journey of how a priest and his community – through fidelity to Church tradition... Read more

Cattedrale di Monreale in Sicily.

Italian bishops launch TV program on stunning cathedral

Apr 19, 2013

The Italian bishops' conference have produced a twelve-part television series presenting the Creed from  Sicily's Monreale cathedral, a 12th century... Read more

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila attended the dedication of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Littleton, CO on March 23, 2013.

Colorado parish dedicates 'beautiful' new church

Mar 29, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

Our Lady of Mount Carmel, a parish of the Denver Archdiocese, recently dedicated its new church building which local Archbishop... Read more

A view of the transept of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity Chapel at Thomas Aquinas College in Santa Paula, CA, courtesy of Duncan Stroik.

Architect says Churches must be beautiful to reflect faith

Mar 19, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

Because they help impart the Catholic faith to the world, Church buildings have a responsibility to reflect God's beauty, says... Read more

Barbara Nicolosi speaks to CNA in Denver, Colorado on March 2, 2013.

Screenwriter: without beauty, media fails to evangelize

Mar 5, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

The Catholic Church needs to “set the example of beauty” in evangelizing society through media rather than existing as an... Read more

Dr. Michael Waldstein speaks on faith and reason Jan. 31, 2013 at the Augustine Institute in Denver.

Theologian calls beauty 'starting point' for faith

Feb 7, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

Prominent theologian Dr. Michael Waldstein said that despite the modern world's dismissal of the connection between goodness and truth, the... Read more


Young Catholic woman with rare syndrome speaks on true beauty

May 30, 2012

Due to a rare condition, Lizzie Velasquez is unable to gain weight and her appearance made her the target of... Read more