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This just in, from the Brooklyn Desk …where the news release below just fluttered in over the transom. Some of you have undoubtedly seen Rocco here or here. Well, now you’ll be able to see, and hear, more of him.    […]

It’s been floating around for a couple of years in various forms, and popping up at private screenings and film festivals, but now it appears “The Human Experience” will finally arrive in movie theaters next month. I had the chance […]

Those three little words are the inspiration behind Busted Halo’s cleverly conceived calendar for Lent. (Why should Advent be the only Church season with a calendar?) Each day on the calendar is equipped with three helpful tips to help you […]

Another sign that The End Times are upon us: Your Humble Blogger will be appearing this afternoon on “The Catholic Guy” with Lino Rulli on Sirius satellite radio.  This event will occur around 4:15 pm ET.   Hide the children. […]

“In my Message last year, I encouraged leaders in the world of communications to promote a culture of respect for the dignity and value of the human person. This is one of the ways in which the Church is called […]

After atheists spread around some “No God? No Problem” ads over Christmas, a church in Times Square decided to go on a counter-offensive: Pro-God ads will hit some 1,000 subway cars throughout New York City beginning Friday, announced the New […]

In all the excitement about Milwaukee’s new archbishop — installed yesterday — a little known detail of his early life has gone largely overlooked. He’s an old radio guy. Read on: Chicago radio airwaves have carried great voices such as […]

If you’re new to the concept of the Advent Conspiracy, drop by their website and learn all about it. There’s some welcome food for thought here. But first, check out their sensational video, below.

That would be the story of Christ and his church.  And it’s the story we’re trying to tell at New Evangelization Television (NET).   Yesterday, on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, we marked our one-year anniversary of “putting out […]

Wherein the medium for evangelizing is an athlete’s face: Tonight is Tim Tebow’s last home game as a Florida Gator, and he is guiding the Gators to a comfortable 37-10 fourth-quarter lead over rival Florida State. His eye blacks contain […]