Architect turns 67,000 tiny LEGO pieces into Vatican City State replica

lego Vatican

NEW ORLEANS (CNS) — We all know Rome wasn't built in a day, but LEGO architect Rocco Buttliere had three months, which definitely gave him a running start over Julius Caesar.

Faith-filled filmmaking: Young director uses artistic gift "for the good"

FORT WORTH — Rob Smat can’t remember a time when he wasn’t toting a video camera.

Expert’s latest investigation dispels myths about Pius XII and Rome’s Jews

painting of Pope Pius XII

Pope Pius XII was not silent in front of the Shoah nor inactive. He was, instead, very much committed to saving Jewish families and spoke out constantly against the Nazi Regime.

Before medals, 'glorifying Christ comes first,' says Illinois Paralympian

Jenna Fenemyer

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (CNS) — When Jenna Fesemyer races at the Tokyo Summer Paralympic Games, the students and staff of St. John's Catholic Newman Center at the University of Illinois will be watching and cheering her on.

British Museum exhibit on St. Thomas Becket gives sympathetic look at past

ornate gold box

LONDON (CNS) — In a gallery of The British Museum, light plays on an array of medieval crosses, reliquaries and manuscripts, as an audiovisual display reenacts one of English history's most notorious crimes.