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I Can Only Imagine
Bart Millard and Amy Grant star in a scene from the movie
Bart Millard and Amy Grant star in a scene from the movie "I Can Only Imagine." The Catholic News Service classification is A-II -- adults and adolescents. The Motion Picture Association of America rating is PG -- parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children. CNS photo/Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions
NEW YORK -- Dennis Quaid brings his formidable talent to bear in the faith-driven drama "I Can Only Imagine" (Lionsgate). More ...
Friday, March 16, 2018

Tomb Raider
NEW YORK -- Way back when, while the century was yet young, Angelina Jolie brought a familiar figure from the world of video games to life in 2001's critically panned but financially successful "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider" and 2003's better reviewed but less lucrative "Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life." More ...
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Famed German director makes film about Pope Francis
VATICAN CITY -- After two years working on a documentary about Pope Francis, the noted German filmmaker Wim Wenders said he is most struck by the pope's courage. More ...
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
New Testament prof sorts out plausible, implausible in new 'Paul' movie
WASHINGTON -- Don't take everything you see in the new movie "Paul, Apostle of Christ" as, well, gospel. Even the filmmakers have said much of what is on screen is conjecture. More ...
Monday, March 12, 2018
A Wrinkle in Time
NEW YORK -- Director Ava DuVernay's youth-oriented fantasy film "A Wrinkle in Time" (Disney) wants to blow your mind. More ...
Friday, March 9, 2018
Game Night
NEW YORK -- Family values and much enjoyable humor are offset by numerous distasteful jokes and an excess of vulgar language in the comedy "Game Night" (Warner Bros.). More ...
Monday, February 26, 2018
Early Man
NEW YORK -- Nick Park, the creative genius behind so many Aardman Animations claymation comedies spanning more than two decades, finally makes his feature-length directing debut with "Early Man" (Lionsgate). More ...
Friday, February 23, 2018
St. Vincent de Paul ministry to sponsor 'Late Nite Catechism' show
The St. Vincent de Paul Society Diocese of Trenton will sponsor a production of “Sister’s Easter Catechism: Will My Bunny Go to Heaven?” at 7:30 p.m. March 24 in St. Denis School, Manasquan. More ...
Friday, February 23, 2018
School musicals planned in Notre Dame, Villa Victoria
Notre Dame High School, Lawrenceville, will present “Shrek the Musical,” and Villa Victoria Academy, Ewing, will present the musical “Beauty and the Beast.” More ...
Friday, February 23, 2018
Famous Irish tenor bringing concert, sing-along to Middletown parish
St. Mary Parish, Middletown, will be receiving an Irish blessing March 21 when Emmet Cahill, tenor from the famed Celtic Thunder production, visits the church to perform live in concert. More ...
Friday, February 23, 2018
EWTN to air new series featuring faith in action through St. Vincent de Paul Society

The Eternal Word Television Network is bringing a new series, “Our Faith in Action: Today's Society of St. Vincent de Paul,” to its channels beginning March 4. The series will follow St. Vincent de Paul members on their spiritual growth journey through service to people and families in need. 

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Black Panther
NEW YORK -- Step aside, Huey Newton, there's a new "Black Panther" (Disney) in town. More ...
Friday, February 16, 2018
NEW YORK -- While not suitable for the youngest viewers, the spirited biblically based drama "Samson" (Pure Flix) can provide a fine introduction to the Hebrew he-man's story for teens. More ...
Friday, February 16, 2018

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