Refreshing water for TV New digital television channels have gone online in Canada and Spain, with visitor traffic exceeding the expectations of the dioceses that started them. The sudden influx of quality Catholic content on television and the Internet has been a refreshing sur
Hypocrisy and Sin I’d rather have someone in congress who advocates the right policy and falls short of practicing it than someone who advocates the wrong policy and behaves accordingly.
We don’t need a sequel OJ on TV - I’m changing the channel or turning it off. Television networks air programming that they think people want to watch. So the only way we get programming to change is by watching what we want and turning off what we don’t want.
Be Anything You Want to Be “The Church does not see itself able to ordain women, following the long and constant teaching of the Church.”
Fantasy Journalism Time Magazine recently engaged in what I would call “fantasy journalism.” Others might call this the “what if” school of reportage.
True Stories "Bella" joins an increasing number of movies that have a positive, Catholic message for today’s overly secular world. In fact, there are been several major films produced in recent years that aimed at the distinctly “conservative” Catholic audience.
Eternal Vigilance Family Police: when your children are invited to another home, ask the host parents whether they would be watching TV, and if so, what would it be. This will cause the other parents to pay closer attention to what they will expose your children to.
More than I Want to Know If we were to listen to what goes on in the locker room at halftime of a NBA game, either television folks would have to do a lot of bleeping or we would have to develop a new tolerance for profanity. Surely, neither would make the game more enjoyable.
And Now, a Word from Whose Sponsors? “Appropriate” is a word that has fallen out of use – and application. Advertisers and television networks ought to exercise a little judgment about what is proper to show.
It Is a Wonderful Life It’s a Wonderful Life - one day at the time, we change the lives of people around us whether we realize it or not.
A Couple of What? These days, the media tend to call just about any permutation of human beings with some sort of relationship a couple.
Plumbing the Depths of Television With each wave of new television shows it becomes increasingly difficult to pick the worst. But after some consideration, I’ve decided that “Moment of Truth” deserves special recognition as lowest of the low.
Life After the Superbowl Millions of American men and a dozen or so women are going through the painful ordeal of football withdrawal.