The author of Finding God in the Dark – Taking the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius to the Movies, John Pungente SJ, offers his take on many of the films that won at the 2013 Academy Awards. What does he consider to be the most interesting films of 2012?
We asked four authors to tell us why they are thankful for Pope Benedict's eight-year papacy. Niall Keenan, Angela Kitching, John Moffatt SJ and Anouska Robinson-Biggin fcJ express their gratitude.
Thomas McCoog SJ argues that even Pope Gregory XII’s resignation in 1417 is not a real precedent for Pope Benedict’s decision. We have to go back to 1294 to find the only true historical precedent...
Simon Potter’s quest to find an example of prudence on the big screen took him to far-off worlds. He describes how that virtue is a prominent feature of the voyages of the USS Enterprise.
There was widespread condemnation in 2013 of the jury who were unable to reach a verdict in a prominent British court case involving the ex-wife of a former Member of Parliament. But the criticisms of the jurors, who have since been dismissed, are misplaced, argues Joe Egerton.
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