Cardinal Burke: “Cardinal Kasper’s Synod Proposal Involves Disobedience to the Words of Our Lord Himself”

Cardinal Raymond Burke

The impending conflict among participants at this week's Synod is evident:Cardinal Kasper urges a reconsideration of communion for divorced and remarried Catholics. Cardinal Burke says no, that could never be.And the people in the pews line up behind one voice or the other--waiting, wondering, now in the countdown to the Synod on the Family which begins Sunday, October 5, in Rome.Disagreement is nothing new to the Church, said Cardinal Raymond L. Burke, prefect of the Supreme C … [Read more...]

“Preachers of Detroit” Is Next Big Reality Show on Oxygen

Bishop Charles Ellis

Watch out, Hollywood!  Detroit-area pastors are smiling for the camera as a new reality series, "Preachers of Detroit," begins filming in Motown.The show is a spin-off of the popular "Preachers of L.A.", which has been a big hit for the Oxygen cable network, whose investors include Oprah Winfrey.  Like "Preachers of L.A.", the show will follow its cast of preachers and their families in and out of the pulpit.  Faith, family and friendship will be the topic in the much-anticipated se … [Read more...]

Fame, Fortune, Faith, Folly, Forgiveness: “The Song” Has All That

The Song

"I have seen all things done under the sun; all of them are meaningless." --Ecclesiastes 1:14     THE SONG, the new film from City on the Hill Productions,  is infused with Scripture--based, as it is, upon Ecclesiastes and the Song of Solomon. It's a contemporary retelling of Solomon's life, starring Alan Powell as aspiring singer/ songwriter Jed King.  Jed falls in love with Rose (Ali Faulkner), the daughter of a vineyard owner.  Shortly after their wedding, Jed writes a song expressing his lo … [Read more...]