“Apocalyptic themes in movies”: 12/21/12 and the end of the world … again

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According to the Mayan Calendar the end of the world is to happen on December 21, 2012: 12/21/12.But it did not happen on all the other dates that have foretold this terrible, cataclysmic event. It is already 12/12/12  and so far, so good. We’re still here.Earlier this year I was invited to give a presentation at a local parish on “Apocalyptic Themes in Cinema”.  I wondered why people are so fascinated by the end of the world and posed the question on Facebook. Angelene Shewfelt, an under … [Read more...]

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen opens March 9

I've seen this and will be reviewing it soon. I must say, I really liked it. It's a dream that imagines faith and possibility.  … [Read more...]

Vatican conference discusses extraterrestrial life and its implications for Catholic theology

Here is a link to a couple of stories about the Vatican's interest in extraterrestrial life (catching up with literature and cinema?) :Vatican conference discusses extraterrestrial life and its implications for Catholic theology … [Read more...]


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