“Me Before You” and the Problem with Assisted Suicide

“Com-passion,” “suffering with” Jesus and others is true dignity, not euthanasia.

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Catholic Movie Reviews: The Letters

The question is: Does the film succeed in covering this omnipresent yet hidden aspect of Mother Teresa’s life? Is it actually the focus of the film?

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Catholic Movie Reviews: Hunger Games, Mockingjay Part 2

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Catholic Movie Reviews: Spotlight

Why should you see this film? To honor the victims, first of all, and second of all to understand how corruption — of any sort — works, in order to be vigilant and oppose it. NEVER AGAIN.

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Catholic Movie Reviews: Pawn Sacrifice

I’m declaring the riveting and flawless “Pawn Sacrifice” (the story of chess prodigy Bobby Fischer, played with acting genius by Tobey Maguire) the best film of 2015.

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What It’s Really Like to be Married to Jesus

I’m a nun. Technically, I’m a religious Sister, because “nun” refers to cloistered contemplatives. But no matter. We answer to “nun,” too, because it’s in common parlance and rhymes with a lot of words… like “fun.” So, what’s it like being married to Jesus? Real. Very real. It is not […]

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Catholic Movie Reviews: The Good Lie

Why should we watch this film? First of all, in order to “go through” something of the refugee experience. Just think of Iraq and Syria and so many other places in the world where millions have been driven from their homes and their countries, cannot go back and are in limbo in every way imaginable.

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