Planning to see ‘Unplanned’ [VIDEO]

You have options in the Diocese of Phoenix, including several sneak peeks the night before its March 29 nationwide release.

America’s first black priest has lessons to teach us today

Duriga's short and straightforward look at Fr. Tolton's life is for a wide-ranging audience who would like introduction to the priest's life.
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Inspiration from the comics

“America is in mourning. Deep, deep mourning for a man who inspired millions to, I don’t know, watch a movie, I guess.”

Memorial of Servant of God Dorothy Day

Born Nov. 8, 1897, in Brooklyn, her nominally religious family later moved to San Francisco, where she was baptized an Episcopalian. Her family later moved to Chicago, and Day attended the University of Illinois in Urbana.

‘13 Reasons Why’ could influence suicidal teens, says study

WASHINGTON (CNA) — A new study from the University of Michigan warns that the popular — and controversial — Netflix show “13 Reasons Why” could influence teens who are considering suicide.

Dominican priest’s new book recounts interactions helping the dead

About 70 years ago, the famous mystic, St. Padre Pio, was praying alone in his friary. When he looked up from his prayer, he saw an old man standing in front of him.

New Bing Crosby bio paints picture of crooner and his priest alter-ego

NEW YORK (CNS) — Affable fictional clergyman Fr. Charles “Chuck” O’Malley was the principal figure in two well-received World War II-era movies, 1944’s “Going My Way” and its 1945 sequel, “The Bells of St. Mary’s.”

Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer

NEW YORK (CNS) — “Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer” (GVN) is a powerful dramatization of the Philadelphia police investigation and state prosecution that finally ended the infamous, decades-long career of abortionist Kermit Gosnell.
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People helping people is what attracted actor to ‘God Friended Me’

"I was really attracted to the show, of people going out of their way to help other people, and the prospect that somehow we're all connected," he said.

Film recalls Pope John Paul II’s 1979 visit to Ireland, plea for peace

WASHINGTON (CNS) — A new documentary, “John Paul II in Ireland: A Plea for Peace,” makes the case that the pope’s trip to Ireland in 1979 played a key role in ending the Troubles and bringing about peace in Northern Ireland.