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

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...]

Chaldean Catholic Eparchy of the U.S.A. Offers Help to Displaced Iraqi Christians

"We wish to scream, but there are no ears that wish to hear."Those are the words of Bishop Francis Y. Kalabat, leader of St. Thomas the Apostle Chaldean Eparchy of the U.S.A., in a letter expressing his frustration at the lack of response by the world to the ongoing crisis in Iraq.  Bishop Francis urged Chaldeans and other Catholics to support relief efforts for the people of Mosul who have been displaced by ISIS insurgents.Bishop Francis, along with Chaldean Bishop Sarhad Jammo, led a d … [Read more...]