Columnists
Updated: August 24th, 2014
Jim Caviezel’s new role reflects Christ-like love
TONY ROSSI, The Christophers
Sunday, 24 August 2014
Jesus, Jimmy Stewart and John Paul II. Actor Jim Caviezel believes that all three of those men are reflected in Coach Bob Ladouceur, the character he plays in the new film “When the Game Stands Tall” (opening Aug. 22). Inspired by actual events, “When the Game Stands Tall” tells the story o...
DEACON JIM & ANN CAVERA
Friday, 01 August 2014
In the mid-1960s, Ann and I lived in West Africa where we taught school as Peace Corps Volunteers. Over the years we continue to have fond memories of that adventure in our lives. Some time ago, we were talking about different kinds of prayer and a ...
JERRY COSTELLO, The Christophers
Friday, 01 August 2014
Here’s something you might not have known: every day more than a thousand people are rounded up and sent away from this country, back to where they came from. In many cases, that turns out to be Mexico. And many of the deportees settle for a time i...
FATHER TADEUSZ PACHOLCZYK
Friday, 01 August 2014
Producing human embryos in the laboratory for research purposes makes most people uneasy. Even those who tolerate the creation of embryos in test tubes so that infertile couples might have children will often have reservations about the creation of e...
GEORGE WEIGEL
Friday, 01 August 2014
As the world marked the silver anniversary of the Polish elections of June 1989, which eventually brought to power the first non-communist Polish prime minister since the Second World War, a conference met at the Vatican to consider “The Church in ...
DEACON JIM & ANN CAVERA
Tuesday, 15 July 2014
YouTube hosts millions of clips of homemade videos. Cyberspace is clogged with personal blogs made available to anyone, anywhere. Everybody wants to talk, but few seem to care whether they are being h...
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Saturday, 05 July 2014
A June 2014 article in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), written by researchers from the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the National Institutes of Health, points out that marijuana is ...
DEACON JIM & ANN CAVERA
Friday, 06 June 2014
We are not experts when it comes to understanding the Holy Spirit. Like most believers, we are students, always trying to master the next lesson in life. That being said, in honor of Pentecost, we wou...
TONY ROSSI, The Christophers
Friday, 06 June 2014
With June’s focus on fathers and how they influence young people’s lives, I couldn’t help but think of a few moments on “American Idol” this season in which judge Harry Connick Jr. twice kic...
FATHER TADEUSZ PACHOLCZYK
Friday, 06 June 2014
A number of serious diseases are known to occur because of defects or mutations in our DNA. Curing such diseases could in principle be carried out by rewriting the DNA to fix the mutated base pairs. Y...