This highly readable book, as the subtitle indicates, narrates the stories of the 10 archbishops of New York, all Irish, from John Hughes (1850-1864) to Timothy Dolan (2009 to the present), and including John McCloskey, Michael Corrigan, John Farley, Patrick Hayes, Francis Spellman, Terence Cooke, John O’Connor and Edward Egan.
Eight decades ago, William Moulton Marston, created the character of Wonder Woman, who has become a staple for DC Comics.
A documentary featuring the pope, “Pope Francis — A Man of His Word,” was bought by Focus Features for later theatrical release. And a dramatization of the Marian apparitions at Fatima, Portugal, starring American actor Harvey Keitel was announced May 18 by Arclight Pictures, at the Cannes Film Festival in France.
The team’s chairman, Tom Cigarran, and its CEO, Sean Henry, are both active members of the Nashville Catholic community.
Whatever success the show — which began on NBC but had a longer life in syndication — may have had back in the 1990s, it takes more than an ensemble of good-looking people running around in bathing suits to sustain a feature film.
The internet’s capacity to establish enriching connections among human beings is what fascinates Jesuit Father Antonio Spadaro in a new book titled “Friending God.”
Cynics beware: The teen-oriented romantic drama “Everything, Everything” (Warner Bros.) bears more than a little resemblance to one of those fairy tales involving a princess locked up in a castle who needs a handsome prince to rescue her.
“Stars Over Clear Lake” gives readers a nostalgic glimpse of life in small-town America in the 1940s when ballrooms existed in many towns throughout the country.
“Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse” (Fantagraphics) is a continuing series of hardbacks that collects the entire Gottfredson Mickey run, beginning in 1930 and ending with his last strips in 1975 and contain extreme ethnic humor.
A pastor of a parish in Springfield, Vermont, who lives in a 5,000-square-foot rectory, feels his preference is a 21 foot tiny house he built himself.