Posted on 02/15/2019 09:00 AM (National Catholic Reporter)
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Posted on 02/14/2019 17:50 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
Movie Review: "Alita: Battle Angel" is derivative and desperate to entertain. It reminded me of other sci-fi films with better told stories.
Posted on 02/14/2019 16:31 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
Catholic Extension honored Bishop Curtis Guillory of Beaumont with its third annual Spirit of Francis Award for his "faith, hope, vision, great compassion and love," his leadership, and his commitment to the Catholic Church and the diverse faith community of southeast Texas.
Posted on 02/14/2019 15:18 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
If a special session of the United Methodist Church's legislative assembly votes to drop language in its rulebook that bars "self-avowed practicing homosexuals" from being ordained as ministers, a conservative evangelical church in the heart of South Carolina will likely cut the cord.
Posted on 02/14/2019 15:17 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
The March for Life is scheduled for Jan. 24, 2020, and now the 2020 Catholic Social Ministry Gathering is slated for Jan. 25-28 instead of February; the hope is that there will be more activist cross-over between events and a more unified Catholic voice.
Posted on 02/14/2019 15:01 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
Sustainable development in rural areas is key to making poverty and hunger a thing of the past, Pope Francis said.
Posted on 02/14/2019 14:56 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
Santa Clara University's Jesuit School of Theology will host a panel discussion on the clergy sex abuse crisis less than a week before the worldwide meeting of bishops at the Vatican.
Posted on 02/14/2019 14:52 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
A report by an independent investigator into the Archdiocese of Louisville's handling of clergy sexual abuse in the course of 80-plus years begins as a story of failure followed by what the report calls "a sea change."
Posted on 02/14/2019 14:49 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
Dioceses in the state of New Jersey made public Feb. 13 the names of priests whom they said had been "credibly accused" of sexual abuse of minors, and one of the names is former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick.
Posted on 02/14/2019 12:40 PM (National Catholic Reporter)
Pope Francis revealed he once concelebrated Mass at the Vatican with Cardinal Gerhard Müller, then the prefect of the doctrinal congregation, and Dominican Fr. Gustavo Gutiérrez, a Peruvian often credited with founding the sometimes controversial field of liberation theology.