The Singing Monks of Norcia | July 31, 2015 | Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | PBS

August 5, 2015
 In the Italian town where St. Benedict was born, Benedictine monks led by Father Cassian Folsom, an American, gather nine times daily to worship God with Gregorian chants and prayer. Their singing has been recorded and is now a chart-topping album, allowing others outside the walls of the monastery to experience the music and devotions of monastic life.

In Utah, 'Book Of Mormon' Strikes A Chord : NPR

August 5, 2015
The Tony Award-winning musical, The Book of Mormon, opened in Salt Lake City last week. The sendup of missionaries from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is getting a rousing reception.