May 13, 2020

Will There Be Any Christians in the Holy Land?

We are standing on an overlook at Bethlehem University. I am admiring a sweeping highway bridge across an expansive valley. My Palestinian guide, Sami El-Yousef, explains that the distant highway, essentially a road to allow Israelis to bypass the checkpoints ...
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One-on-One with Patty Duke

One of the most popular teen stars on television, now the proud grandmother of six, Oscar winner Patty Duke, 68, is enjoying her sixth decade as a professional actor. Happily ensconced in the northern Idaho home she shares with her ...
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Bishop Frank J. Caggiano of Bridgeport, Conn., speaks Nov. 13, 2018, at Theology on Tap with Sarah Yaklic, former director of Grotto Network out of the University of Notre Dame, and Jonathan Lewis, assistant secretary for pastoral ministry and social concerns in the Archdiocese of Washington. (CNS photo/Jaclyn Lippelmann, Catholic Standard) See FAITH-ALIVE 20 April 9, 2020.

Theology-on-Tap: Quenching a Spiritual Thirst

No longer satisfied with going through the motions of Mass, many young Catholics across the country gather to celebrate and invigorate. Theology-on-Tap quenches two thirsts at once.
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Brett Baier’s Tale of Faith and Healing

Bret Baier, anchor of Special Report, the 6 p.m. nightly news on the FOX News Channel, isn't averse to puns on his name. In his first book, Special Heart, released this past June, he writes about the Three Baiers: Papa ...
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The Promise of Advent: Wait for It!

Nobody likes to wait, and yet waiting is a part of life. We wait at the DMV or the grocery store checkout, in line at the post office to mail Christmas packages, for an appointment, a diagnosis, a resolution, a ...
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Hollywood and Holiness

Father Richard Leonard, an Australian Jesuit and media expert, explains how film can be a gateway to God. In the 1954 film On the Waterfront, Marlon Brando plays Terry Malloy, a longshoreman who struggles to take a stand against the ...
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