Just in time for Mother’s Day, a handful of bishops shared memories of their moms on a recent podcast by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
It is time for the United States to take a “self-critical” look at how it has treated religious freedom issues among its own leaders, said one speaker at a May 8 policy briefing near the Capitol with the new U.S. ambassador at large for international religious freedom.
Don’t mess with Mom; that’s the message of the less-than-credible and excessively violent thriller “Breaking In” (Universal). As it strains its tenuous premise, the film approaches a conclusion calculated to appeal to viewers’ worst instincts.
The book, “Running the Cobblestones,” published in 2017 under the pen name C.K. MacDonald, deepened a mother-daughter relationship that was overdue for attention.
Over 130 pastoral leaders working in Catholic young adult ministry across the country are expected to attend the National Young Adult Ministry Summit May 15-17 at the St. John Paul II National Shrine in Washington.
Christian and Muslim leaders in the Central African Republic have accused foreign states of complicity in a May 1 gun and grenade attack on a Catholic Mass and announced coordinated prayers for peace and reconciliation in its churches and mosques.
The baptismal font is a tomb in which a person dies to sin, and it is a womb through which a person is born to new life in Christ, Pope Francis said.
The real-life evil of abortion is blended with otherworldly and occult phenomena in the horror tale “Wraith” (Out Cold). The result is an earnest but flawed message movie.
California’s Catholic bishops issued a pastoral letter outlining ways the church could do a better job of serving those who struggle with mental illness, stressing that it is an “essential part of the pastoral care of the church.”
Those few grown-ups for whom it can be considered acceptable will find the thriller “Bad Samaritan” (Electric Entertainment) intriguing but seamy.