Five hundred years of division in the Western Christian tradition has yielded 50 years of striving for unity — and some of the best theology of our times, Regina Archbishop Don Bolen said at the launch of a new book of essays on ecumenism.
It smacks us in the face pretty much every day — that sluggish, sinking-in-the-quicksand sensation of knowing what we should be doing, but not doing it.
WASHINGTON – "The Promise," a film dramatizing the genocide of Armenians in the Turkish-ruled Ottoman Empire at the outset of World War I, was two years in the making, but probably a half-century in the idea stage, according to George Winter, one of the movie's producers.
There is something about the language of music that transcends words.
The magic of spiritual films comes from having an audience “lean” into it, says director and screenwriter Paul Schrader.
The Vatican’s point man on family issues and a U.S. cardinal who is close to Pope Francis have both blurbed a new book by a Jesuit priest and popular author that calls on the Catholic Church to be more respectful and compassionate toward gay people.
VANCOUVER – Eighteen thousand hockey fans listened in awe as a little 10-year-old girl with a big voice sang out the Canadian and American national anthems.
Atheist turned Christian apologist Lee Strobel took on the case of his life in 1980.
OTTAWA – An idea that took root 15 years ago is now a reality for Archbishop Paul-Andre Durocher.
Given the Church’s steep decline in the Western world in the past 50 years, one would expect defensiveness from a staunch supporter of what Pope Benedict XVI called the “hermeneutics of rupture” interpretation of Vatican II.