Capsule reviews of Best Picture Oscar nominees

April 23, 2021

NEW YORK (CNS) — This year’s Academy Award nominations were announced March 15. Following, in alphabetical order, are capsule reviews of the eight films contending… Read More

Ascension St. Vincent’s joins nationwide campaign to promote COVID-19 vaccination

April 23, 2021

Ascension St. Vincent’s is collaborating with a coalition of 60 of America’s hospitals and healthcare institutions on a nationwide campaign to encourage adults to get… Read More

Unwelcomed: Refugee recounts struggle to reunite with family

April 23, 2021

LANDSKRONA, Sweden (CNS) — After making the arduous trek from his native Eritrea to the coastal town of Sundsvall, Sweden, in 2014, Solomon Tesfay dreamed… Read More

Demon Slayer the Movie: Mugen Train

April 23, 2021

NEW YORK (CNS) — Created and marketed, largely if not exclusively, for the fanbase of the Japanese comic book and television franchise from which it’s… Read More

At 108, Dominican sister says God ‘just wants me to hang around’

April 23, 2021

EAST WILLISTON, N.Y. (CNS) — To put Sister Francis Dominici Piscatella’s extraordinarily long life into historical perspective, consider that Pope Pius X was pontiff and… Read More

Mortal Kombat

April 23, 2021

NEW YORK (CNS) — The problems with “Mortal Kombat” (Warner Bros.) go well beyond off-kilter spelling. In fact, director Simon McQuoid’s feature debut — a… Read More

Police seize altar wine in Quebec, say it’s illegal to import it

April 23, 2021

QUEBEC CITY (CNS) — Police have seized large quantities of altar wine in the province of Quebec, creating a situation where buying a bottle is… Read More

Pope celebrates name day at Vatican vaccination clinic

April 23, 2021

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Celebrating his name day, the feast of St. George, Pope Francis was serenaded by hundreds of Rome’s most vulnerable residents and… Read More

People must care for creation or face self-destruction, pope says

April 22, 2021

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — When it comes to safeguarding creation, there is no time to waste — humanity either must live up to its responsibility… Read More

India reports COVID-19 patients dying of lack of oxygen; leak kills 22

April 22, 2021

NEW DELHI (CNS) — An oxygen leak at a government hospital in India has killed 22 COVID-19 patients as the entire country faces a huge… Read More