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Helping the Lost & Lonely Find Their Way: A Review of “Creed”

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The 1976 film “Rocky” won both a Christopher Award and a Best Picture Academy Award because it movingly presented the story of an underdog boxer who, through grit and determination, strives to be a champion. The new movie “Creed” is a follow-up to the original that once again offers Oscar-worthy performances and a dynamic story [Read More...]

Catholic Comedian Mark Russell Comes Out of Retirement at Age 83

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The following column was written by The Christophers’ Jerry Costello: Encouraging news of any sort is hard to come by in Washington these days, thanks mainly to the gridlock that keeps Congress in its grip. That’s why it’s a pleasure to report a bit of good news, even if it’s not of the earth-shaking variety. [Read More...]

When a 92-Year-Old Woman Met The New Great-Grandchild She Was Praying For

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Ninety-two-year-old Millie Martin is confined to her bed due to congestive heart failure, but her mind is still sharp so she spends the time praying for her family, especially the new great-granddaughter her son Scott was expecting with his wife Jennifer. That granddaughter, named Penelope, was born recently and, at two days old, was introduced [Read More...]

Four New Nicknames for Pope Francis in the Aftermath of His U.S. Visit

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(Photo courtesy of The Tablet) Before the euphoria fades from the visit of the People’s Pope to the United States, I’d like to suggest some new nicknames for Francis based on what I observed while he was here. 1. The Confounding Pope. Following his speech to Congress, some conservatives took to social media to criticize [Read More...]


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