Christians under ISIS' boot cry out

by Marisa Martin -- JERUSALEM – At tiny St. Mark's Church in Jerusalem's Old City, priests chant in Syriac among smoking, golden censors. It is a dialect of Aramaic, the language of more…

Light of the Jews still defies today's tyrants

by Marisa Martin -- Hanukkah is a joyous time for Jews, commemorating a 2,300-year-old military victory and miraculous intervention in human affairs. It involves lighting menorah candles, gifts and fattening comfort foods more…

Artists wage war on Israeli walls

by Marisa Martin -- JERUSALEM – A quiet and generally unreported war is unfolding across the fabled stone walls of Jerusalem. It follows a clash of religion and cultures, literally outlining them more…

'Super-Pope' becomes homosexuality hero

by Marisa Martin -- Look up in the sky! A bird? A plane? No, it's the Super-Pope! Pope Francis is increasingly sighted aloft with cape and briefcase – in graffiti at least. more…

Abortion 'science' hides Da Vinci's brilliance

by Marisa Martin -- All the world celebrates Leonardo Da Vinci and his joyous ingenuity – proto helicopters, solar power, poetry and so much more. Fewer know of his years hacking up more…

New York City museum hosts terrorist's art

by Marisa Martin -- Monday evening the golden-fingered and famous wined, dined and undoubtedly coveted India's crown jewels at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City – a fittingly glamorous more…

ISIS subject to 'udder' ridicule

by Marisa Martin -- Civilization is disintegrating across wide swathes of the earth, but on their potential eve of destruction, people do as they always will at such grave and fearful times more…

Air Force honors American soldiers in art

by Marisa Martin -- For millennia the realms of war and art were as entwined as a soldier's fingers in his trusty gauntlet. Along with religion and the grandeur of monarchs, military more…