Film revisits the many sides of Mexico’s Cristero Rebellion

MEXICO CITY (CNS) -- Even as modern-day church-state relations improve, the impact of Mexico's three-year Cristero Rebellion in the 1920s on the Catholic Church...

‘Firelight’ and Mother Teresa film

"Firelight," one of Matt Maher's latest songs, was inspired by the experience and legacy of Mother Teresa whose biographical film hits theaters Dec. 4.

‘The Young Messiah’

It's an engaging dramatization that remains faithful to the underlying message of scripture even as it speculates about the childhood of Jesus, a topic on which the Gospels are virtually silent.

Media — What to watch

Here is a list of some of the programming Catholic News Service has compiled for the rest of February (plus one sneak peek in March). You'll find a few family flicks plus a discussion about the four "last things," love and and the emotional and spiritual effects of abortion.

Film about Bendectine nuns comes to Sedona Film Festival venue

Set in Warsaw, December 1945, "The Innocents" shares the story of a young French Red Cross doctor who discovers several nuns in various states of pregnancy.

‘Minions’ NEW YORK (CNS) — Fillet it how you will, "Minions" (Universal) is a rare treat. This bright 3-D animated comedy traces the history of the...

‘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.

Fourth of July

A couple of local suggestions for celebrating the Fourth of July with fellow Americans and fellow Catholics: Fortnight for Freedom rally — 7-8:30 p.m. July...

New film on St. Faustina makes one-night-only debut Oct. 28

WASHINGTON (CNS) — A new film on the life of St. Faustina Kowalska, the Polish nun whose visions of Jesus led to the Divine Mercy devotion, will have a one-night-only showing Oct. 28 on more than 700 screens across the United States.

Son’s meeting with birth mother who nearly aborted him made into film

As for his adoptive parents, "they're excited as well to see what happens with the film and to see how many people we can impact."