• NEW YORK (CNS) — At the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral in Lower Manhattan, Polina Maller, 11, took a few moments from her violin lesson to talk about her appreciation for music...

    <p>Jared Lamenzo, organist at the Basilica of St. Patrick&rsquo;s Old Cathedral in the Manhattan borough of New York, plays the parish&rsquo;s 1868 Henry Erben Pipe Organ for an audience of appreciative youngsters July 26 during the parish&rsquo;s five-day music camp, aptly titled &ldquo;Pipes, Pedals & Peals.&rdquo; Organizers hope to make the music camp an annual summer program.  </p>

    Jared Lamenzo, organist at the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral in the Manhattan borough of New York, plays the parish’s 1868 Henry Erben Pipe Organ for an audience of appreciative youngsters July 26 during the parish’s five-day music camp, aptly titled “Pipes, Pedals & Peals.” Organizers hope to make the music camp an annual summer program. 

  • WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Smithsonian National Museum of American History’s new exhibition, “Religion in Early America,” celebrates the free exercise of religion and the religious diversity...

    Visitors at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History in Washington check out the exhibit "Religion in Early America" July 26. The exhibit will be on display until June 3, 2018.
  • WASHINGTON (CNS) — With students gone for the summer, campus ministries across the country focus on summer conferences and mission work and prepare for thousands of new freshmen as the...

    <p>Father Peter Mussett, of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Center at the University of Colorado Boulder, chats with Fellowship of Catholic University Students missionaries on the campus in 2014.  </p>

    Father Peter Mussett, of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Center at the University of Colorado Boulder, chats with Fellowship of Catholic University Students missionaries on the campus in 2014.