Category Archives: Media

PBS’ ‘Wolf Hall’ Puts Thomas More in the Dock

According to a Thomas More expert, PBS’ “Wolf Hall” is more than anti-Catholic, it’s also anti-history. On Facebook, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia shared a link to a piece by Travis Curtright, Ph.D., author of “The One Thomas More” and research fellow at The Center for Thomas More Studies. published at Public Discourse. In it, the author disputes the [...]

Funny video mocks Hillary-obsessed media

I hate when videos automatically play sound, so I won’t make this one do that. But you simply HAVE to turn on the sound button (bottom right corner) to get the full effect of this video:

‘A.D.: The Bible Continues’: Apostles Peter and John Speak (UPDATED)

Tonight, NBC airs episode two of “A.D.: The Bible Continues,” in which Jesus’ Apostles and disciples must move beyond the Lord’s Crucifixion and deal with His Resurrection and all that implies for their futures and that of the world. Chief among these is Simon, now called Peter, an ordinary Galilean fisherman who now finds himself [...]

New Netflix Series: Angsty Catholic Daredevil

Netflix is debuting a superhero series today: “Marvel’s Daredevil”. The first season is streaming for subscribers starting April 10, and like the Ben Affleck movie in 1993, it references the comic book superhero’s Catholic side. The first scenes give a taste of what is to come. First we meet Matt Murdock as a child, in [...]

These Honored Dead

This Thursday, it will have been one and a half centuries after the Civil War effectively ended with General Robert E. Lee’s surrender at Appomattox Court House. To mark this occasion, Brian Beutler writing for The New Republic has engaged in a little historical revisionist trolling, by suggesting that we celebrate the anniversary by obliterating [...]

‘A.D.: The Bible Continues’: The Cross in the Sky, Mary and the Holy Spirit

Tonight, Easter Sunday, April 5, the 12-part series “A.D.: The Bible Continues” premieres on NBC, with executive producers and spouses Mark Burnett and Roma Downey continuing the saga they began with “The Bible” on History Channel in 2013 (and its two-hour movie version, “Son of God,” in 2014). A few days ago, I posted an [...]

‘A.D.: The Bible Continues’: Mark Burnett and Roma Downey Take Faith Mainstream

It’s January in Pasadena, California, and spouses and producing partners Mark Burnett and Roma Downey are happy for several cast members of “A.D: The Bible Continue,s” who flew all the way in from Ouarzazate, Morocco, to appear at a major NBC press event. Telling the story of the birth of Christianity, starting with the trial [...]

Three Facts You Need to Know about the Fight in Indiana

Last week Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed their state ‘Religious Freedom Restoration Act’ into law. The law is nearly identical to the federal law introduced by Senator Charles Schumer, passed 97-3 by the Senate, and signed by President Clinton in 1993. The law protects the freedom of all people of faith to live, breathe, and practice their [...]

VIDEO: 60 Minutes on Isis vs. Christians

  “They took everything from us, but they cannot take God from our hearts. They cannot.” Those are the opening words of Archbishop Nicodemus Sharaf in Mosul on tonight’s 60 Minutes episode. The show chronicles the ascendancy of ISIS there. He shares the sad news: His ancient church, which still prays in the language of [...]


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