James Wright Foley: A Strong Faith in a Strange Land

James Foley

The news that American front-line journalist James Wright Foley has been beheaded by ISIS has sent shock waves through America.  Graphic video of the execution was released by ISIS, with a warning to President Obama that his next decision will determine whether a second freelance reporter, Steven Joel Sotloff, will meet the same fate.Foley was captured on Thanksgiving Day in 2012, and since that time his parents, family and friends have mounted a campaign of prayer for his safe release.   … [Read more...]

Commitment and Character Make “WHEN THE GAME STANDS TALL” a Great Family Film

When the Game Stands Tall

Opening  in theaters across America this weekend is a new sports film from Sony Pictures and Affirm Films, WHEN THE GAME STANDS TALL.But then again, it's much more than a sports film.  WHEN THE GAME STANDS TALL is a story about commitment and character and determination and love.Inspired by a true story, the film tells the remarkable journey of legendary football coach Bob Ladouceur, who took the De La Salle High School Spartans from obscurity to a 151-game winning streak that shattered a … [Read more...]

In Argentina, Pope Francis’ Family Members Die in Crash

Pope Francis

Sad news today from Buenos Aires, where three relatives of Pope Francis died in a car crash early this morning.According to police reports, the car was being driven by the pope's nephew, 38-year-old Emanuel Bergoglio, when it slammed into the back of a truck at 12:30 a.m.  The family had been returning from a holiday weekend when the accident occurred.  Killed in the crash were the wife and two children, two-year-old Antonio and eight-month-old Jose Bergoglio.  The pope's nephew remains hos … [Read more...]