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Justin and Selena: Moving On?

Justin and Selena: Moving On?

  The word went out last week that the romance between Selena Gomez and Justin Beiber is on hold or maybe over.   Although neither of the two have officially denied it or confirmed it, Justin gave a hint that he is sad and confused at this moment.   Selena has not said anything yet, […]

Denzel Washington: His Background and Values

Denzel Washington: His Background and Values

  Denzel Washington is one of the most recognized actors in Hollywood, and deservedly so. He has a capacity to portray both the good and the bad in his characters. His roles often highlight the complexity of the human condition. His latest role is one of a flawed hero in the movie Flight which hit […]

Demi Lovato: New Start, New Attitude

Demi Lovato: New Start, New Attitude

  Singer/actress Demi Lovato is back on the scene after going through some serious personal difficulties. She has gotten help, and she is having renewed success in her career. Most of all, she feels better about herself, and has become a symbol and a spokesperson for many girls who secretly suffer difficulties like herself. Let’s […]

Lecrae: rapper making an impact

Lecrae: rapper making an impact

  His new album hit no. 1 on the hip-hop/rap charts last month. Yet artist Lecrae Moore follows a different beat than much of the hip-hop world.   “Dear Hip-Hop,” he wrote on Instagram,  “this didn’t happen because of swag, drug references, or stripper anthems. #Godisgood.”   Lecrae’s music is about faith and some of […]

Kylie Bisutti and the man who won her heart

Kylie Bisutti and the man who won her heart

  What sort of man can win the heart of a supermodel? Earlier this year we published a story about  model Kylie Bisutti. She had just announced her  decision to leave Victoria’s Secret modeling out of respect for her husband and her faith.  Later we sent Kylie some questions about her husband. Kylie was kind […]

Africa's "Mother Theresa"

Africa’s “Mother Theresa”

  What started out as a simple act of compassion has become a life’s work for Abebech Gobena, a woman from Ethiopia who is often referred to as “Africa’s Mother Theresa”. Let’s take a brief look at what this woman has accomplished.   Abebech Gobena is a devout Christian. She was on a pilgrimage to […]

Conscience Conflict

Conscience Conflict

The Catholic Church is finding itself in a deep difficulty in the United States. It is being asked to go against its conscience. Many Catholic institutions and dioceses around the country are so concerned that they recently filed suit against the government. Let’s take a brief look at what is going on and see what […]

Bully

Bully

    This documentary addresses a huge issue in many young peoples’ lives. It is not a fun movie to watch, but it is worth seeing. The movie starts out showing the case of a young man who took his life because of bullying, and then follows several other young people who are suffering from […]

Author Nicholas Sparks Puts Faith Into Action

Author Nicholas Sparks Puts Faith Into Action

I’ve enjoyed practically all the movies that were based on novels by Nicholas Sparks, but I didn’t know until yesterday that he is Catholic and that his faith is very important to him. I guess that explains in part why he is so fascinated by human love. Love is what makes the world go round. […]

The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games

The movie version of the Hunger Games is about to hit the theaters. It will be a huge event. Let’s take a moment to look at this story and see if we can draw any lessons from it for our own lives.   Scary World   Katniss Everdeen lives in a very cruel world. She […]