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Calvin's Commentary : In the 1940's when I was born, it was common for parents to chose a name approved by the Roman Catholic Church for their children. But that changed! To me, choosing a Biblical name makes much more sense that trying to be shockingly noticeable to bring about consternation to a child. In those drug-fogged years of the 1960's and 70's, baby's names were not to ...
Who is Pope Francis? Authors talk about about new book that provides insight into new pontiff in "His Own Words" + film about new pontiff in the works
Here’s today's dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Out now: Pope Francis: His Life in His Own Words (Putnam). Award-winning journalists Sergio Rubin and Francesca Ambrogetti's authorized bio of the first Latin-American pontiff is the result of a series of interviews with Jorge Bergoglio conducted over the course of two years when he was still a cardinal in Argentina. ...
Tonight on "Frontline" is " Never Forget to Lie ," filmmaker Marian Marzynski explores, for the first time, his own wartime childhood and the experiences of other child survivors, teasing out their feelings about Poland, the Catholic Church, and the ramifications of identities forged under circumstances where survival began with the directive "never forget to lie."
It's good to be back here at this intersection between life and God for all fellow saints and sinners. I've missed you! While I was away, I was again reminded of the church's irrelevance. Three things happened to remind me. First, I was sunbathing on the beach in Santa Monica, California, when a stranger approached me. There I was, lying on the beach thinking I looked about as unapproachable ...
Here’s today's dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Their debut album, Advent at Ephesus , spent six weeks at #1 on Billboard's Classical Music Chart and Nielsen SoundScan crowned them the #1 Classical Traditional Artists of 2012, now the Benedictines of Mary, a group of 22 young contemplative Catholic sisters based in the heart of rural America, are set to release their ...
Here’s today's dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Two movies are opening this weekend that call attention to the historic and ongoing quest for human rights here and around the world. 42 tells the story of how the legendary Brooklyn Dodger Jackie Robinson broke through Major League Baseball's color barrier in 1947. Not Today offers a dramatic look at how slavery and hu ...
War hero priest to receive posthumous Medal of Honor from President Obama + GSN developing another faith-themed game + Fox threatens to leave broadcast TV
Here’s today's dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Fr. Emil Kapaun recognized as an American hero. The event will happen tomorrow (April 11) when Kapaun's family, surviving military comrades and others will gather at the White House as President Barack Obama awards the legendary chaplain the Medal of Honor posthumously. The priest, who is also being considered for saintho ...
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