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Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. The power of exposed scars and healing faith. As someone who has experienced depression, I admire all the more those book authors who face down the darkness in their journey […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. The Year of Living Musically. It’s been about a year now since for Father Ray Kelly of St. Brigid’s Catholic Church in the small manufacturing town of Oldcastle, Ireland captured […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. The Church in the world. While the Catholic Church is no stranger to news headlines (for both good and not-so-good reasons), little is known by the general public about […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Your chance to tour The Vatican Museums.  If you never have been able to visit Rome and have wondered what it would be like to witness the awe-inspiring beauty […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Separating truth from media spin. By now you know that Time Magazine has snubbed me once again and named Pope Francis as it 2013 Person of the Year. In explaining […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Catholics suddenly hot in the media. On Monday, I published an interview with Alyssa Bormes, author of a new book called The Catechism of Hockey. The very next day […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. This is getting to be a habit. A good habit. I’m talking about my second conversation with Mother Dolores Hart on the occasion of her return to the Abbey […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. In the late 1950’s and early 1960’s Dolores Hart was a young, beautiful and talented actress who had starred alongside the likes of Elvis Presley (Loving You, King Creole), […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Friend of the Poor: The Pope Francis Story. As reported here on Wednesday, that’s the title of producer Christian Peschken’s just-announced a film on the life of Jorge Bergoglio, […]

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 […]