March 26, 2021

NEW YORK (CNS) — Clever but morally misguided, “Nobody” (Universal) is a bloody action flick that’s suitable for no one. When thieves break into his… Read More

Chasing a dream because of a rumor, some Central Americans head to border

March 26, 2021

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (CNS) — Glenda Melgar said she was surprised and tempted when she started hearing what was happening at the U.S.-Mexico border:… Read More

Vienna cardinal ‘not happy’ with Vatican same-sex statement

March 26, 2021

BERLIN (CNS) — Austria’s Cardinal Christoph Schönborn has said he cannot deny same-sex couples a blessing if they request one and that he was “not… Read More

Documentary and allegory: Director says star of ‘Francesco’ is humanity

March 26, 2021

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Although his film is called “Francesco,” director Evgeny Afineevsky said the main character of his new documentary “is us, humanity,” and… Read More

A Week Away

March 26, 2021

NEW YORK (CNS) — A musical romance with an evangelical Christian twist, “A Week Away” (Netflix) could be described as “High School Musical” meets summer… Read More

Artist calls painting portrait of pope ‘a spiritually rewarding experience’

March 25, 2021

CAMDEN, N.J. (CNS) — As a boy who was constantly filling his notebooks with drawings, George Perez told his father, “My dream is to have… Read More

Catholic teen is godparent to family members; they’ll join church at Easter

March 25, 2021

ALBANY, N.Y. (CNS) — Marco Pantoja III has a room much like any other 18-year-old: a navy blue New England Patriots flag for his favorite… Read More

Governor signs death penalty repeal at site of 101 executions since 1991

March 25, 2021

ARLINGTON, Va. (CNS) — While standing outside the prison that housed Virginia’s execution chamber, Gov. Ralph Northam signed legislation abolishing the death penalty in the… Read More

In pandemic year, Catholic colleges get that their students are stressed

March 25, 2021

WASHINGTON (CNS) — While the coronavirus pandemic upended most aspects of college life this past year, its impact on students’ mental health has had Catholic… Read More

‘Resurrection,’ March 27, Discovery+

March 24, 2021

NEW YORK (CNS) — Viewers will get an early Easter treat when “Resurrection” (MGM), the latest project from executive producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett,… Read More