The Movie FATIMA expands to more theaters nationwide, with home-viewing still available for limited time

The Movie FATIMA expands to more theaters nationwide, with home-viewing still available for limited time

The fresh, new, engaging movie FATIMA continues to expand to many more movie theaters across the nation. Find a theater near you here.  Home viewing is still possible for a limited time, click here to learn more. In this powerful and uplifting drama based on historical events, a 10-year-old shepherd and her two younger cousins…
Refreshing New Movie – FATIMA – in Theaters and On-Demand Nationwide Friday, August 28

Refreshing New Movie – FATIMA – in Theaters and On-Demand Nationwide Friday, August 28

Picturehouse will open Fatima in theaters and direct to home (PVOD) throughout North America on August 28, 2020, following a grassroots word-of-mouth digital marketing campaign that energized and engaged the core audience, culminating in a series of Pop-Up Drive In Influencer Premieres across the country. The film, acquired by Picturehouse in October, was originally scheduled to…
Q&A with Dick Lyles, A Producer of Powerful New Movie on FATIMA – Aug 28 release date

Q&A with Dick Lyles, A Producer of Powerful New Movie on FATIMA – Aug 28 release date

You’re telling me that 3 Portuguese shepherd children in a dusty field saw and talked with Mary, the Mother of God? People’s first reaction has to be: “You gotta be kidding!”   But 70,000 people following the children confirmed what happened. That is the inspiring core of the 1917 miracle at Fatima, which was Mary’s…
David Haas is OUT: St. Paul-Minneapolis and Los Angeles Archdioceses drop music, prohibit concerts, after new allegations against David Haas

David Haas is OUT: St. Paul-Minneapolis and Los Angeles Archdioceses drop music, prohibit concerts, after new allegations against David Haas

CNA—The largest Catholic archdiocese in the United States—the Archdiocese of Los Angeles—has requested that its parishes and schools stop playing music composed by David Haas following the recent allegations of sexual misconduct.  “Parishes, schools, and ministries of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles are asked to refrain from using music composed by musician David Haas out…
Regis Philbin Dead at 88: Catholic To The Core

Regis Philbin Dead at 88: Catholic To The Core

CNA—Game show and talk show host Regis Francis Xavier Philbin died July 24 at 88. Philbin was a Catholic, and a longtime proponent and supporter of Catholic schools. He had a reputation as one of the hardest working persons in show business. “I think it made a great difference. Solidified me….taught me an awful lot.…
Together in Spirit: Virtual Pilgrimage to Fatima Today, May 13 – 3pm ET, 2pm CT, Noon PT

Together in Spirit: Virtual Pilgrimage to Fatima Today, May 13 – 3pm ET, 2pm CT, Noon PT

The creators of the stunningly beautiful new film Fatima The Movie (to be in theaters August 14) invite all to join them as they celebrate the Feast Day of Our Lady of Fátima together with the faithful from across the globe.  This virtual pilgrimage to Fatima will take place on Wednesday, May 13, at 3:00…
Vatican Museums to reopen with temperature checks, mandatory face masks

Vatican Museums to reopen with temperature checks, mandatory face masks

CNA—The Vatican Museums are preparing to reopen by reservation only with new health measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, according to the general secretary of Vatican City State. “For the incoming public, we are completing the installation of some thermal scanners for detecting temperature,” Bishop Fernando Vérgez Alzaga said in an interview published…
Why Beauty Matters—even at work, or does it?

Why Beauty Matters—even at work, or does it?

With what art and beauty do you surround yourself during the biggest part of your weekday, at work?  It could be important.  Does it even matter?  Does Beauty matter? Surely beauty matters to the human soul in subtle yet powerful, fundamental ways. Why else would God have been so attentive to it in creating all…
NEW FILM:  ‘A Hidden Life’ brings story of Bl. Franz Jaggerstatter and his wife to the big screen

NEW FILM: ‘A Hidden Life’ brings story of Bl. Franz Jaggerstatter and his wife to the big screen

CNA—A new film opening this weekend tells the story of Blessed Franz Jagerstatter, whose refusal to fight for the Nazis in World War II led to his imprisonment and death. Franz was beatified by the Catholic Church in Austria in 2007. His wife, Franziska, was present at the beatification. She died in 2013 at the…
Priest Paints Priest: Beautiful Portrait of Servant of God Father Vincent R. Capodanno Unveiled

Priest Paints Priest: Beautiful Portrait of Servant of God Father Vincent R. Capodanno Unveiled

On Veterans Day, Sunday November 11, 2018, a new portrait of Servant of God Father Vincent R. Capodanno MM was unveiled at the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Quantico, VA. The portrait was painted by the Artist-in-Residence of the North American Province of the Society of St Sulpice, Father Peter W. Gray, PSS,…
Major Production: New FATIMA Movie Poised to Rock your World

Major Production: New FATIMA Movie Poised to Rock your World

Dick Lyles, CEO of Origin Entertainment, today confirmed with Catholic Business Journal that the company’s long-anticipated,  FATIMA film directed by Italian director Marco Pontecorvo (son of famed director Gillo Pontecorvo), and produced by Origin Entertainment along with Elysia Productions and Rose Pictures, has wrapped up filming. Andrea Bocelli has just finished recording for the film…
Out of the Mouth of Rappers: Kayne West and more

Out of the Mouth of Rappers: Kayne West and more

Speaking to more than 10,000 people at the Gateway Center in downtown Salt Lake City,  Super Star Rapper Kanye West left no doubt what’s important to him in life.  For those less enamoured (or familiar) with the rapper beat and culture, West underscored inspiring Christian and common-sense — seriously common sense — points, expressed his…
Arizona Supreme Court says artists have right to decline same-sex wedding creations

Arizona Supreme Court says artists have right to decline same-sex wedding creations

CNA—The Arizona Supreme Court ruled Monday in favor of two Christian artists who argue that they should not be forced to create custom artwork for same-sex weddings in opposition to their religious beliefs. “The rights of free speech and free exercise, so precious to this nation since its founding, are not limited to soft murmurings…
Prize Winner at Sundance Exposes China’s Abortion Abuses, Vindicates Pro-Life Stanford Scholar Steven Mosher

Prize Winner at Sundance Exposes China’s Abortion Abuses, Vindicates Pro-Life Stanford Scholar Steven Mosher

Funny how truth will out sometimes.   Here’s news of a new documentary out that’s being promoted by the Daily Beast: Winner of the Grand Jury Prize, ONE CHILD NATION, at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, and premiering in select theaters on August 9 courtesy of Amazon, directors Nanfu Wang and Jialing Zhang’s heartrending documentary examines their…
“Unplanned” Movie does well opening weekend

“Unplanned” Movie does well opening weekend

CBN—Unplanned, the new movie that tells the true story of former abortion clinic director Abby Johnson, took 4th place at the box office on the movie’s opening weekend. The film by writer-directors Chuck Konzelman and Cary Solomon, which is distributed by PureFlix, was estimated to have earned $6,110,000 through Mar. 31 after three days of…
Directors speak of ‘spiritual warfare’ while making pro-life film

Directors speak of ‘spiritual warfare’ while making pro-life film

Cary Solomon and Chuck Konzelman, the writers and co-directors of the upcoming film Unplanned revealed that they prepared for a “spiritual battle” in the hopes that the pro-life film will change hearts and minds through its groundbreaking depiction of the abortion process. “From the beginning, we knew that it would be spiritual battle, spiritual warfare.…
Michael’s Picks: 13 Halloween Movie Night Chillers

Michael’s Picks: 13 Halloween Movie Night Chillers

Michael Saltis delivers a great list of Halloween movies to satisfy just about anyone’s taste in genre, from Hollywood classics, to family-friendly, to funny, to … uh… hauntingly disturbing (for me anyway) – editor.  Take YOUR pick—                           01. The Mummy (1999) Let’s…
MOVIE REVIEW: Venom

MOVIE REVIEW: Venom

“Maybe it’s a breakup. A death. An accident. Whatever it is, you used to be one thing. Now, you’re something else. We all have our own problems. Our own issues. Our own… demons.” Sony’s Marvel-linked “villain universe” is off to an auspicious start. With massive box-office sales set to pass those of both 20th Century…
MOVIE REVIEW: Death Wish

MOVIE REVIEW: Death Wish

Bruce Willis isn’t back, but at least he’s trying. Alas, the same cannot be said for director Eli Roth. When Scott Free Studios and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer gave Death Wish the green light, studio heads could never have known that it would arrive at a particularly sensitive political moment in America’s national conversation. Originally scheduled to drop…
MOVIE REVIEW: Black Panther

MOVIE REVIEW: Black Panther

With a global box office draw topping an estimated $700 million at the time of this writing, Black Panther is the rare superhero movie that bursts the banks of its genre to become an undisputed cultural phenomenon.  Directed by Ryan Coogler (Creed, Fruitvale Station) and produced under the juggernaut brand of Marvel Studios, the film has racked up an impressive number of…