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Finding Christ in a Secular Easter
Last edited 14th April 2014

It is easy for us to complain about how commercialised Easter has become and that there is “no trace of Christ” left in His holiday. And yes this true... but as Life Teen's Mark Hart explains in this article, perspective can also be a little bit short sighted.

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Campaign to Improve Indigenous Digital Literacy
Last edited 6th April 2014

Australia's media watchdog has launched its Deadly Online Project to improve the cybersmarts of Indigenous Australians.

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The Boy who Sat on the Pope's Chair Inspires Short Film on Adoption
Last edited 6th April 2014

This image made headlines all around the world. The little Colombian boy Didier Ferruccio avoided the security at St. Peter's Square, gave Pope Francis a hug and even sat on his chair. Now, the story of this boy makes its way to the silver screen. Italian actress Cristiana Capotondi mixes fiction and reality in 'The Pope's Chair,' a short film that tells the story of Didier and his brother, two adopted children.


A Beautiful Combination of "The Mission" and "How Great Thou Art" - The Piano Guys
Last edited 4th April 2014

Set in Brazil with the incredible backdrop of Christ the Redeemer and the Iguazu Falls, The Piano Guys combine the melody of the heartfelt hymn of praise "How Great Thou Art" with one of the most beautiful melodies ever written - the theme from the movie "The Mission". Enjoy!

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Fr. Robert Barron Comments on "Noah"
Last edited 4th April 2014

Darren Aronofsky’s cinematic re-telling of the story of Noah has certainly stirred people up. While quite a few reviewers, both religious and non-religious, have given the film high marks many Christians, both Evangelical and Catholic, have registered a far less than enthusiastic reaction. Most of the religious critics have complained that the film plays fast and loose with the Genesis account, adding all sorts of distracting and fantastic elements to the well-known story.

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The ‘Noah’ Movie Controversies: Questions and Answers
Last edited 30th March 2014

In the weeks preceding the release of Noah, controversy has swirled around the film — and will no doubt continue to do so in the weeks ahead. Does Noah replace the biblical theme of judgment of sin with environmental themes? Is Noah a radical environmentalist? Does the movie mention God at all? Is the director an atheist? Why are there giant rock monsters? And so on.

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Colombian Archbishop Worried about Disappearances of Youth
Last edited 26th March 2014

Archbishop Dario de Jesus Monsalve Mejia of Cali, Colombia, is lamenting the “scourge of violence” in the region that has led to the recent disappearance of five young people.

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks: How the Bible has shaped the West
Last edited 26th March 2014

One of the most interesting minds in Britain today is Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, the former chief rabbi of the United Kingdom. A philosopher and public intellectual as well as a scholar of Judaism, he was recently appointed Professor of Law, Ethics & the Bible at King’s College London.

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“Generation Maybe”
Last edited 24th March 2014

Are today’s 30-somethings commitment phobes? In his recent book German author, Oliver Jeges, certainly paints this portrait of his peers, going so far as to call them “Generation Maybe”. He claims that his generation is indecisive about faith, relationships, work, diet, values and ideology. Drowning in a world of freedom and a myriad of choices, they flit between possibilities unsure where to settle.

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New Confirmation Program Aims to Transform Catholic Youth
Last edited 23rd March 2014

Youth minister and Catholic speaker Chris Stefanick says that his confirmation preparation program “Chosen” aims to catechize and evangelize teens in a transformative way that leads them to Jesus Christ.“When people hear the faith in a way that’s both true and compelling, it reaches them where they’re at. They respond just as much, just as wholeheartedly, as they did 2,000 years ago,” Chris Stefanick, the program’s co-author, told CNA March 19.


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