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September 24, 2014
The Nun Who Gives Second Chances
The following column was written by The Christophers' Jerry Costello: You might say that Sister...
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 11, 2014
In Every Ending, There’s a New Beginning: A Story Inspired by 9/11
(The following post was originally written in 2008. An update appears at the end of...
September 05, 2014
Blessed Mother Teresa’s Advice on ‘Securing Heaven’
Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta, who dedicated her life to serving Christ by ministering to...
August 22, 2014
Five Quick Reasons to See “When the Game Stands Tall”
Opening today is Jim Caviezel's new movie "When the Game Stands Tall," the true story...
August 13, 2014
Jim Caviezel’s Role as High School Football Coach Reflects Jesus, Jimmy Stewart, & John Paul II
Jesus, Jimmy Stewart, and John Paul II. Actor Jim Caviezel believes that all three of...
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 23, 2014
A Little Girl’s Brain Injury Set Her Dad on a Quest for Treatment and Healing
When Sarah Jane Donohue came into the world on June 5, 2005, she was a...
July 22, 2014
Blessed are the Merciful: Living Mercy Today
The following is the text of the Christopher News Note "Blessed are the Merciful." If...
July 12, 2014
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: A Parable about War, Violence, and Human Nature
Some people claim that organized religion is the root of all evil and violence in...
July 08, 2014
Wounded Vietnam Vet Finds God’s Love in Pro Golfer’s Kindness
The following column was written by The Christophers' Jerry Costello: This is a story about...
June 24, 2014
How Two Sentences from Mark’s Gospel Spread Education, Hope and Purpose Around the World
When Jim Ziolkowski got word that several inmates at the maximum security prison Sing Sing...
June 12, 2014
The Power of God, Truth, and Unreasonable Leadership
Entrepreneur and education advocate Gary Chartrand wrote a book called "Unreasonable Leadership" a few years...
June 11, 2014
Choosing Veterans Over Hollywood
The following post was written by The Christophers' Jerry Costello: I remember once, years ago,...
June 03, 2014
No Act of Service Was Beneath Him: Father Emil Kapaun’s Biographer on the Chaplain’s Legacy
“Every day was the day you were going to die. It was pretty much a...
May 12, 2014
Blind Army Captain and Christopher Award Winner Offers Encouragement to Boy Losing His Vision
In 2011, we recognized Captain Scott Smiley (seen here with his wife Tiffany) with a...
April 24, 2014
New Trailer for Jim Caviezel’s “When the Game Stands Tall”
If you're a fan of sports movies and "Person of Interest" star Jim Caviezel, then...
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 09, 2014
Faith, Freedom, Nonviolence, and Truth: The Legacy of Polish Martyr Father Jerzy Popieluszko
No praying out loud, no Mass, no rosaries, no group prayers. Those were the Polish...
April 03, 2014
NY Met Daniel Murphy Should Be Applauded, Not Criticized, for Paternity Leave
New York Met second baseman Daniel Murphy has found himself in the middle of an...
April 03, 2014
VIDEO: Father Jonathan Morris on the Virtue of Courage (Cardinal Virtues Part 4)
Today, Father Jonathan Morris concludes his four-part series on the cardinal virtues by focusing on...
March 26, 2014
VIDEO: Father Jonathan Morris on Moderation & Self-Control (Cardinal Virtues Part 3)
When people hear the word "temperance," they might think back to the time of prohibition...
March 12, 2014
VIDEO: Father Jonathan Morris on the Cardinal Virtues, Part One: Prudence
This week, Father Jonathan Morris begins a four week series about the cardinal virtues: prudence,...
March 04, 2014
TV That’s Changing Lives: A Look at “Bulloch Family Ranch: Season Two”
If Julie and Rusty Bulloch were innkeepers in Bethlehem 2,000 years ago, they would have...
February 26, 2014
The Road to Mercy Leads to a Life of Adventure for Author Kerry Weber
Kerry Weber insists that the Jesuit-run "America" magazine office, where she serves as managing editor,...
February 19, 2014
Dr. Kevin Hunt and Nicole Schreiner Bring Medicine & Compassion to Uganda’s Poor
Several pregnant women about to give birth lay on a cold cement floor, shivering due...
February 14, 2014
Her Family’s Love Makes Noelle Pikus-Pace’s Pursuit of Olympic Medal Sweeter Than Ever
The focus during the Olympics is always on the medal winners, and that's understandable. It...
February 05, 2014
James Cagney in “A Link in the Chain”
If you're a fan of classic movies, you likely know Academy Award-winning actor James Cagney...
January 14, 2014
Pregnant Teen Finds Hope and Healing: A Look at the Movie “Gimme Shelter”
"Last time I asked for God's help, He put me here," 16-year-old Apple Bailey angrily...
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