Thursday, May 22, 2014

Recent Christian movies captivate audiences

Brother John O'Brien, SJ, views film through Ignatian lens
Jesuit scholastic John O'Brien. Agnieszka Krawczynski / BCC.
A sudden burst of Christian-themed movies has hit theatres in the last three months. "Son of God," "Heaven is for Real," "God's not Dead," and "Noah" are currently placed in the 20 top-grossing movies of 2014. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Gift of knowledge attunes us to vision of God, Pope says
A woman from Kenya holds an image of Pope Francis as the Pope arrives to lead his general audience in St. Peter's Square May 21. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
During his general audience address Pope Francis spoke on the Holy Spirit's gift of knowledge, explaining that it enlightens our human perspective and helps us to see God in the whole of creation. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Justin Trudeau dismisses Cardinal Collins's letter
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau. Deborah Gyapong / CCN.
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau has dismissed an open letter from Toronto Cardinal Thomas Collins, instead asserting a Charter "right" to abortion which legal experts say does not exist. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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