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September 30, 2014
New Reality TV Show Follows Five Young Women as They Consider Becoming Nuns
Here's a press release about an upcoming reality show on Lifetime TV about five young...
September 30, 2014
What Happens When You Don’t “Like” Jesus Posts on Facebook
ComicEarth.com creator Brian Montfort is a cartoonist in Texas who recently started having his work...
September 22, 2014
Politics, Media, & Even Some Aquinas: A Review of the “Madam Secretary” Pilot
Not only was the premiere of the CBS series "Madam Secretary" an entertaining introduction to...
September 19, 2014
Jesus-loving 12-Year-Old Sings Powerhouse Duet on “America’s Got Talent” Finale
It's no surprise that Jennifer Hudson can sing the heck out of the song "And...
September 18, 2014
Deal with Troubles, But Don’t Lose Track of the World’s Beauty: An Interview with Dean Koontz
"The dark makes the light stuff brighter." Not only is that a comment made by...
August 11, 2014
UPDATE: Tears of a Clown: Robin Williams Dead at Age 63 of Apparent Suicide
The news that actor and comedian Robin Williams has died of an apparent suicide is...
August 03, 2014
UPDATE: Michael Johns Brought Soul to “American Idol.” Now May His Soul Rest in Peace
There's no shortage of stories that make you realize how fragile life is. That fact...
July 30, 2014
Actor Kelsey Grammer Offers Forgiveness to His Sister’s Killer
Actor Kelsey Grammer is best-known for his comedic role as Frasier Crane on the TV...
July 24, 2014
Son Thanks Mother for Gift of Life By Donating His Kidney to Save Her Life
I just came across this preview clip of tonight's episode of "NY Med" on ABC...
July 24, 2014
VIDEO: Father Jonathan Morris on Choosing the Media You Consume Wisely
TV and radio used to be the primary media sources from which we got information...
July 19, 2014
“Chivalry is not Dead…Among Small Children”
This classic entry from "America's Funniest Home Videos" was shared on Facebook this morning by...
July 15, 2014
Jack Bauer, Vengeance, and Agape: A Review of the “24: Live Another Day” Finale
(The following post was written between 9:00am and 10:00am.) You wouldn't expect a TV series...
July 09, 2014
“NY Med’s” Specialty is Helping Viewers Appreciate and Embrace Life
During the Christopher Award-winning first season of the documentary TV series "NY Med," a member...
June 19, 2014
UPDATE: Thanks, William Devane: A President’s Sacrifice Produces Best Episode of “24” in Years
During its regular eight season run, "24" never shied away from killing main characters -...
June 16, 2014
Superstars Keith Urban & Nicole Kidman Duet on “Amazing Grace” at Children’s Hospital
Keith Urban has always come across as a genuinely nice guy during his two judging...
June 09, 2014
“Dark of Night” Explores Dark Topics on Hallmark Channel’s “Signed, Sealed, Delivered”
Nobody can accuse executive producer Martha Williamson of shying away from tough topics in her...
June 06, 2014
Kittens, “Cosmos,” Culture Wars, and the Coexistence of Science & Faith
When the new version of the TV series "Cosmos" premiered a few months ago, it...
June 05, 2014
Restoring Order with Stories: Damon Lindelof, Walt Disney, & Faith/Parental Issues on “Lost”
Sunday's New York Times featured a fascinating profile of Damon Lindelof, who served as co-showrunner...
May 25, 2014
Murder and Human Dignity in “X-Men: Days of Future Past”
Action movies often hinge on whether the good guys can defeat the bad guys in...
May 20, 2014
Why “The Middle,” “Once Upon a Time,” & “Person of Interest” Deserve Emmy Noms
While I have a say in what projects win Christopher Awards every year, I have...
May 16, 2014
The 2014 Christopher Awards: A Night of Celebrating Quality in Media and the Arts
Joined by a capacity crowd, the 2014 Christopher Awards were another rousing success, thanks to...
May 08, 2014
Faith, Chivalry & Timely Messages: A Look at Hallmark Channel’s “Signed, Sealed, Delivered”
"Being a gentleman doesn't make you a wuss." That's one of the truths that former...
May 05, 2014
Role Models, Celebrities Behaving Admirably, & Patheos’s Fifth Anniversary
Now that "Star Wars Day" is over (May the 4th be with you), it's time...
May 01, 2014
Prison Chaplain Father David T. Link & Comedy Writer Tom Leopold Win Special Christopher Awards
NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 — At the 65th annual Christopher Awards ceremony on Thursday,...
April 25, 2014
College Students Pursuing Careers in the Arts Highlight John Paul II’s “Letter to Artists”
Writer/producer Brian Bird (Touched By an Angel, Step by Step, When Calls the Heart) shared...
April 10, 2014
The Internet is a Medium Through Which God Can Reach the World
In January 2013, I wrote a blogabout Sister Helena Burns titled "A Tweeting, Facebooking Nun...
April 08, 2014
The Death of Archie Andrews?
Though I can't remember every detail, it's safe to say that I learned to read...
April 04, 2014
Patriot Games: A Review of “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”
Would you willingly give up your freedom and privacy if it meant bringing order to...
April 02, 2014
Stories of Heroism, Faith, and Selflessness Highlighted in 65th Annual Christopher Award Winners
NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 — A Catholic chaplain and Korean war hero who posthumously...
March 17, 2014
“Lost’s” 10th Anniversary Reunion Reflects on Show’s Soul and Spirituality
Though the TV series "Lost" went off the air in May 2010, it continues to...
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