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February 2012 Archives

Here are today’s dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. My Brother the Pope. No, not an “edgy” new HBO comedy. It’s actually a new book from Ignatius Press (available in English on March 1) that offers […]

Here’s today’s Academy Awards dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. The Dictator and The Nun. Talk about a study in contrasts. Delores Hart (aka Mother Delores), the former Elvis Presley  co-star who gave up Hollywood for […]

Here are today’s dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. Nominees for 2012 Gospel Music Association Dove Awards  announced. The 43rd annual even will be held at the Fox Theatre  in Atlanta on April 19, 2012. Least […]

Here are today’s dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. Cardinal Timothy Dolan’s “Way” with words. During his historic address to Pope Benedict over the weekend, New York’s newly-elevated spiritual leader offered something of a movie review: […]

Here are today’s dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. The Way and The Mighty Macs out on DVD today. The Way, in my view, is the better of the two but both are recommended faith-themed films […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Emilio Estevez keeps it positive. I recently had my second my second opportunity to engage in a conversation with Emilio Estevez, this time on the occasion of the Blu-ray/DVD […]

Here are today’s dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. Another honor for October Baby. Prior to its March 23 nationwide opening, the award-winning, coming-of-age film  will screen as an Official Selection of the Omaha Film Festival […]

Here are today’s dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1.  Rick Bieber on a mission. Mission Pictures International has inked a three-picture production deal with Rick Bieber,  the writer,director and producer of the Golden Crescent Best Film […]

Here are today’s dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. Trite shock. From NewsCore @ myFoxdetroit.com: The Catholic League on Monday slammed the organizers of the Grammy Awards for allowing Nicki Minaj’s act, in which she portrayed […]

Here are today’s dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. LL Cool J’s opens the Grammy Awards with a prayer for Whitney Houston. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=id5M1sHr8P4 2.  The Vow tops record-breaking weekend box office. From The Wrap: For the […]