A composer's dream of writing liturgical music to celebrate women as Catholic priests will be partly realized this weekend through a performance of his nine movement English-Latin liturgy.
Movie review: A new documentary tells the story of the U.S.-Mexico drug trade through a women religious working with victims' families, a Texas rancher and a U.S. federal agent.
Book review: In Making All Things New: Catholicity, Cosmology, Consciousness, Franciscan Sr. Ilia Delio offers up both Pope Francis and the U.S. Leadership Conference of Women Religious as models of catholicity in our times.
Movie review: 'India's Daughter', the story of Jyoti Singh and her rapist-murderers, airs on PBS Independent Lens Nov. 16 and addresses global rape culture and gender inequality that nurtures it.
Simply Spirit: I've been attending various film festivals in the U.S. and Canada in support of the award-winning documentary Radical Grace. I am one of three sisters the film tracks.
U.S. CATHOLIC INSTITUTIONS AND IMMIGRANT INTEGRATION: WILL THE CHURCH RISE TO THE CHALLENGE?
By Donald Kerwin, with Breana George
Published by Lateran University Press, $16.95
Movie review: "Burnt" is about family, community, change, creativity, humility – a good film to watch to start the Year of Mercy. (I have included my special mashed potatoes recipe, too.)
Column: While my Netflix account is getting a workout, so are my spiritual muscles, since a number of my favorite British shows feature religious themes.
Movie Review: The new film "Spotlight" focuses on The Boston Globe investigative news team that exposed the cover-up of clergy pedophiles. "Spotlight" is a fact-based and ultimately heartbreaking crime mystery.
Actor Brian d'Arcy James said portraying one of the reporters in the film 'Spotlight' helped him see the cover-up as "an institutional problem with significant and widespread consequences."