Movie: ‘Keanu’

NEW YORK (CNS) — Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele of the acclaimed Comedy Central television series “Key & Peele” star in the satirical action-comedy “Keanu” (Warner Bros.). The duo’s brand of socially aware humor, which frequently considers the influence of pop culture on racial identity, translates well to the big screen. The catch is that […]

All Catholics have role in renewing marriage, family life, cardinal says

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl said Pope Francis’ new apostolic exhortation encourages a renewal of marriage and family life through a “pastoral accompaniment” on the part of the church and its members, bringing God’s love and mercy to individuals and families in all stages of life, especially when they are facing difficulties. “For […]

Author’s scholarly take on Peter brings Holy Land to life for readers

“Saint Peter: Flawed, Forgiven and Faithful” by Stephen J. Binz. Loyola Press (Chicago, 2015). 193 pp., $14.95. Travelers planning to visit the Holy Land may want to read Stephen Binz’s “Saint Peter: Flawed, Forgiven and Faithful.” In addition to his Scripture scholarship, Binz conducts study trips and pilgrimages to the places most closely linked with […]

Ryan says he was ‘wrong’ about views on poor in latest talk at Georgetown

WASHINGTON (CNS) — House Speaker Paul Ryan apologized for his earlier criticism of recipients of government benefits as “takers and makers,” and said Republicans strive for a country that is “open, diverse, dynamic” in a speech at Georgetown University. Ryan’s one-hour talk April 27 at the Jesuit-run university’s Gaston Hall was billed by him as […]