CNA Columns

Monster movies have been part of Hollywood folklore since its beginnings, and one of the most memorable has been the giant ape known as Kong, from... (Read more)
People are beginning to starve to death in South Sudan.  The United Nations has formally declared that a state of famine exists in this east... (Read more)
Up here in the northern half of the planet, where Lent coincides with the end of winter and the onset of spring, the imagery of rebirth and... (Read more)
This weekend brings us two movies about religion: the Christian-themed movie “The Shack,” based on the huge bestseller by William P. Young, Wayne... (Read more)
All good things must come to an end, and that’s been the case with some of the most iconic teamings of actors and roles in film history. Sean... (Read more)
One of the most pressing challenges facing the Catholic Church in the U.S. today is the necessity of more adequate ministry to the many ethnic... (Read more)

Bishops' Corner

Praying Ad Orientem

By Bishop Arthur Serratelli

The Kabba of Mecca is Islam’s most holy shrine. It is said to have been built by Abraham and his son Ishmael. It is considered “the House of... (Read more)
You may not have heard about it, but it was a big deal – big enough to inspire Pope Francis to get involved. The big deal was the under-reported... (Read more)
It's been a pretty dire year for movies so far, with the few bright spots coming from the leftover Oscar contenders from last year that opened in... (Read more)
When the third edition of the Roman Missal was put into use in the U.S. in Advent 2011, Catholics were given the option of occasionally reciting... (Read more)

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