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Are teenagers able to define their own theologies?

On last night’s episode of “The Simpsons” Lisa tries to join a small coven of teen Wiccans, who are arrested on charges of witchcraft. Check out the clip belowThe best line of the episode (not in the clip) was uttered […]

Now that the turkey leftovers have been put away, and Black Friday is just a bad memory until I get my credit card statement, I can turn my indulgent nature to listening to the Christmas music I love nonstop. Christian […]

Here are my choices for some great Advent devotionals for the season.

Guster and the Zambonis spawned The LeeVees, a band that played Hanukkah rock songs; then The LeeVees birthed The Macaroons, a band that plays Jewish rock for kids.

In this clip, ABC News Correspondent Father Edward Beck interviews actor David Hyde Pierce–best known as Dr. Niles Crane on “Frasier”–about his family’s battle with Alzheimer’s disease. To see more of this interview, visit ABC News.

“Big Night”, though not about Thanksgiving, is a great holiday movie choice.

Last week Donna blogged about the new novel “Thirsty,” by Tracey Bateman, a Christian take on the vampire vogue spurred by the success of the Twilight saga by Stephenie Meyer. Bateman’s vampire, like Meyer’s Edward, is a sympathetic fiend: a […]

‘Jon & Kate Plus 8’ may be ending too soon for Kate, but what about the viewers?

In this video clip, ABC News Correspondent Father Edward Beck interviews stage and screen star Elaine Stritch, who currently stars on “30 Rock” as Colleen Donaghy, about her Catholic faith. To see more of this interview, visit ABC News.

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