Stephen Colbert is the first to make Catholic belief the wellspring of his satire. It's the serious weight that gives some of his most telling observations their heft.
St. Mary's International School in Nairobi, Kenya, will present the first international (and first post-Broadway) production of the musical sharing the name of the 18th century hymn of redemption.
Take and Read: It's pretty clear now that The Seven Storey Mountain served as my "spiritual director" during my first years of seminary formation.
The film depicting The Boston Globe's investigative team reporting on the church's sexual abuse scandal took home on Sunday the Academy's highest honor.
NCR Today: National Catholic Reporter ran extensive coverage about the film and its impact, available on NCRonline.org.
NCR Today: Sr. Rose Pacatte gives her quick takes on many of 2015's Oscar-nominated films.
Movie Review: "Eddie the Eagle" is infectious. It's a feel good movie even if it isn't perfect, and I dare you not to smile when you leave the theater.
NCR Today: Labeled "condemned" due to "objectionable" content, 27 films will be shown on Thursdays throughout March.
Take and Read: For Paulo Freire, education should always be a "utopian activity," full of trust in people and confidence in their potential to be agents of their own liberation.
Movie review: The biblical epic 'Risen' focuses on the resurrection. Billed as "the most important manhunt in human history," it is a simple yet majestic telling of the Easter story.