NCR Today: Labeled "condemned" due to "objectionable" content, 27 films will be shown on Thursdays throughout March.
A close look at Catholicism's view of the Internet reveals a somewhat strained relationship, some of it positive, some of it negative.
Watching the parade of stars and agents and handlers pass her by, she wondered if anyone would stop and talk to her.
"Who expects to see a nun there?" she figured.
NCR Today: We all know the film industry is first and foremost a business. But I've been wondering about the spiritual implications of these business decisions.
NCR Today: Vatican news: financial shakeup and prayer with Abbas and Peres on Sunday; Irish priests push bishops on ordination questions; Slovakia bucks trend, bans same-sex marriage.
NCR Today: Jesuit mission in Homas continues; Catholic teacher contracts; the latest on LCWR; Canada's Liberal Party's pro-choice edict.
Sr. Rose Pacatte, a member of the Daughters of St. Paul who writes and speaks about film, has been named the recipient of the Daniel J. Kane Religious Communications Award, given by the Institute for Pastoral Initiatives at the University of Dayton.
Pacatte will receive her award March 6 as part of the institute's Virtual Learning Community for Faith Formation's Diocesan Partners Convocation. The award is given for the use of mass media to communicate Gospel values.