The day that begins the Lenten season is called Ash Wednesday. Here's why it holds deep religious significance for Christians.
When it was released 15 years ago, Mel Gibson's 'Passion of the Christ,' was a box-office success. The theme of Jesus has been a successful one that many filmmakers around the globe have cashed in on.
Churches started to use ashes early as the ninth century as a symbol of repentance. In 1091, Pope Urban II ritualized their use to mark the beginning of Lent. Today, churches provide 'ashes to go.'
There is a long history of the use of glitter to express moral outrage and show resistance. What is the power of glitter?