Review: "Force Majeure" offers plenty of conversation points on marriage and family.
Art & Media
Review: The message of "Batkid Begins" is, to me, "Cynics of the world? You lost."
Eco-Catholic: Online coverage of Laudato Si' could be found on both conservative and liberal websites.
A new Gregorian chant CD by a group of Benedictine monks in Norcia, Italy, debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's classical music chart last week. The album, "Benedicta," was also the top overall seller at Barnes & Noble, was No. 2 on Amazon and made iTunes' Top 40.
Review: "Jurassic World" is about evolution in a test tube in a lab run by a corporation for profit with military application of the "assets." What comes next is anyone's guess.
Grace on the Margins: Widely praised for its multi-racial, multi-cultural, and intergenerational cast, the hit series offers compelling backstories.
Review: The story of Ray and his family as well as the scientific information humanize the consequences of nature's fury and make the action more palatable.
The Vatican must stop running its media operation from silos, said the leader of papal commission set up to advise how the Vatican can better communicate with the church and the world.
Essay: What could the U.S. church look like in 50 years? One writer takes a guess.
Msgr. Daniel Gallagher has faced a number of linguistic challenges as the man responsible for translating Pope Francis' Twitter feed into Latin, and then he was confronted with "heavy metal music."
Gallagher, an American who works at the Vatican's Office of Latin Letters, recently helped translate the best-selling children's book Diary of a Wimpy Kid into Latin, an ancient language that most people can't understand but that remains the official language of the Roman Catholic church.