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February 27, 2017
Jimmy Kimmel Deserves an Emmy For His Job Hosting the Oscars
Thanks to Jimmy Kimmel, last night's Oscars was the most entertaining, least boring ceremony I've...
February 14, 2017
Bringing the Future to Hope Valley: A Look at “When Calls the Heart’s” Season Four Premiere
Progress is generally thought of as a good and necessary thing for a society to...
January 17, 2017
‘We’re All Sick Pilgrims Drifting Toward God, Whether We Realize It or Not’
What do a monk, a high school student, and a tattooed Krav Maga instructor have...
January 10, 2017
R.I.P. Officer Steven McDonald: ‘God Has Asked Me to Be a Witness to Do His Will in This World’
(Photo: Police Officer Steven McDonald with the Christopher Award-winning founder of Mychal's Message, Shannon Hickey)...
January 06, 2017
The Catholic Church (and the Jesuits) Owe “MASH’s” William Christopher a Debt of Gratitude
As 2016 ended, the world was shocked and saddened by the passing of many famous...
December 20, 2016
Singer JJ Heller on Christmas, Panic Attacks, and God’s Power to Turn Brokenness Into Beauty
Every year when the Christmas season comes around, singer-songwriter JJ Heller is transported back to...
December 13, 2016
‘How Can I Be a Catholic Reporter When I Hate God?’ Asks New Young Adult Novel
"How can I be a Catholic reporter when I hate God?" In Juliann DosSantos’s impressive...
December 09, 2016
Being an ‘Angel on Earth’ Can Lead to a Happier, More Purposeful Life
Laura Schroff could have easily ignored the 11-year-old boy begging for spare change on the...
December 06, 2016
Jesus: The Light of the World
(The following is the text of the Christopher News Note “Jesus: The Light of the...
November 30, 2016
Jennifer Nettles on Being “a Child of God” and Listening to His “Still Small Voice”
"It's important to be able to enjoy and be entertained by stories of faith, stories...
November 29, 2016
Feeding People’s Spirits for Over 70 Years: An Appeal from The Christophers on #GivingTuesday
Dear Christopher Friend, “One does not live by bread alone, but by every word that...
November 28, 2016
The Beauty of Blessings & the Pain of the World: Mark Shriver Explores the Life of Pope Francis
Most people in the United States didn't know anything about Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio until...
November 22, 2016
How An ESPN Producer Asked God to Use Her and Ended Up with an Unlikely Family
"Take care of my son." When six-time Emmy Award-winning ESPN producer Lisa Fenn sensed the...
November 16, 2016
Humor for the Soul
(The following is the text of the Christopher News Note “Humor for the Soul.” If...
November 15, 2016
A Nine-Year-Old Girl, a 40-Pound Cabbage, and the End of Hunger in America
What do a nine year old girl, a 40-pound cabbage, and 100 vegetable gardens have...
November 10, 2016
Veteran & Quadruple Amputee Travis Mills: ‘God Had a Plan For Me to Keep Going Forward’
It was April 10, 2012, and U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills was on his...
November 09, 2016
Americans CAN Come Together in the Election’s Aftermath – But Are We Humble Enough To Do It?
Yesterday, before any election results came in, actress Kristen Bell, a vocal Hillary Clinton supporter,...
November 01, 2016
Pint-Sized Prophets Who Teach Us We Are All Born to Be Healers
Dr. Chuck Dietzen grew up wanting to be St. Francis of Assisi. In a way,...
October 26, 2016
Leadership in Mercy: The Power of Mercy on Our Lives
(The following is the text of the Christopher News Note “Leadership in Mercy.” If you’d...
October 11, 2016
After Escaping North Korea, One Woman’s Act of Christian Kindness Changed Joseph Kim’s Life
An act of Christian kindness doesn't always change someone's life as dramatically as it did...
October 05, 2016
Educational TV, Beer Commercials, and ‘The Gospel According to Sesame Street’
Everybody's heard of the TV series "Sesame Street," but what you may not know is...
October 04, 2016
One Mother is Changing the Media’s – and the World’s – Perception of Those with Disabilities
(Photo property of Katie Driscoll) As the mom of six children, including a daughter with...
September 28, 2016
A Deacon’s Tools to Build Spiritual Resilience After Dire Medical News
Deacon Don Grossnickle served the Archdiocese of Chicago for many years as a Disability Outreach...
September 21, 2016
Politics, Punditry, and Personal Faith: An Interview with “Face the Nation’s” John Dickerson
Hitler analogies and political circuses may seem like a modern aspect of electioneering, but history...
September 13, 2016
Teach Yourself to Think More Clearly
(The following is the text of the Christopher News Note “Teach Yourself to Think More...
August 02, 2016
Enjoy the Wonders of God’s Good Earth
(The following is the text of the Christopher News Note “Enjoy the Wonders of God's...
June 22, 2016
Requiem and Redemption: A Review of the “Person of Interest” Series Finale
"We got into this to stop bad things from happening to good people." That's how...
June 21, 2016
Reinvent Yourself to Find Success
(The following is the text of the Christopher News Note “Reinvent Yourself to Find Success,”...
May 25, 2016
‘There Has Been No Finer Act of Unselfish Heroism in Military History’
What kind of man intentionally crashes his airplane behind enemy lines during wartime to save...
May 24, 2016
And the Greatest of These is Love: Videos and Reactions to the 2016 Christopher Awards
This was the first year that we promoted the hashtag #ChristopherAwards at the ceremony and...
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