Pandemic prompts makers of ‘Fatima’ film to delay its release to theaters
NEW YORK (CNS) — Moviegoers anticipating the feature film about the story of the children of Fatima will have to wait a few more months to see the famous miracle story on the big screen.
‘Disney+’ streaming options with Christian themes
Social distancing has become the new normal and for all of us, and that means not being able to go to the movie theater. Thanks to modern technology, there are hundreds of movies available via streaming services, making it possible to bring the magic of the movie theater into your own home.
Sheltering in place? Teens can be entertained in place
NEW YORK (CNS) — Parents of teens sheltering in place may be balancing the hope of keeping them entertained with concerns about the content available to them via streaming services. The following, in alphabetical order, are reviews of some shows parents can feel comfortable suggesting to their adolescents.
Vatican releases book of pope’s homilies, prayers for ‘difficult times’
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Vatican published a free downloadable book of Pope Francis’ prayers and homilies responding to the trial and suffering of the coronavirus pandemic.
Archbishop Sheen’s niece recalls happy times with her uncle in new book
WASHINGTON (CNS) — As a child, Joan Sheen Cunningham got to travel with her parents from their Illinois home to visit her uncle, first in Washington, then later in New York City.
Bishops call for diocesan-wide consecration to St. Joseph to strengthen domestic church
Back 1964 when the Second Vatican Council promulgated Lumen Gentium and described the family as a domestic church, no one envisioned the COVID-19 crisis and just how crucial the nurturing of faith in the home would be.
Authors explore where faith and science meet
There’s an old adage that one shouldn’t discuss religion or politics in polite company. The same could be said about science and religion. There seems to be no end to the clashes between the creationists and scientists over the existence of God as manifested in the history of the universe.
Media mindfulness for a digital age
How can we integrate a reflective, spiritual life with all the media we consume and create?
New compilations bring together diverse writings of learned Brits
‘The Reading Life: The Joy of Seeing New Worlds Through Others’ Eyes’ Author: C.S. LewisPublisher: HarperOneRelease Date: Oct. 15, 2019Length: 171 pp.Cost: $19.99 ORDER A COPY C.S....
New York Cardinal’s reflections provide much food for spiritual thought
Anyone who has ever heard Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan — in personal conversation, interviewed on TV, giving a homily or addressing a conference — knows the archbishop of New York is not at a loss for words.