Pastor Rick Warren and Bishop Robert Barron Join Forces to Raise Awareness About Dangers of Assisted Suicide Laws

Life Legal recently hosted a conversation about life and death between two of the nation's most prominent faith leaders to discuss problems with assisted suicide laws.  Pastor Rick Warren is the head Saddleback Church in Orange County, California, which attracts over 20,000 weekly attendees to its 18 campuses worldwide. Bishop Robert Barron serves

Pastor Rick Warren and Bishop Robert Barron Join Forces to Raise Awareness About Dangers of Assisted Suicide Laws 2017-02-01T15:06:06+00:00

John Paul II Documentary Wins Emmy Awards

Two Emmy Awards have gone to a documentary that shows St. John Paul II’s central role in the end of communism.  Liberating a Continent: John Paul II and the Fall of Communism resulted an Emmy for outstanding achievement for documentary programs in the historical category. The award went to the documentary executive producer and

John Paul II Documentary Wins Emmy Awards 2017-02-01T15:07:23+00:00

Abbey Press to Close Two Divisions

Abbey Press will close two of its main divisions, Trade Marketing and Printing, in mid-2017. The Publications division, which produces the “CareNotes” line of booklets, Elf-help and other books, and Deacon Digest magazine, will remain open.  The closings, which will affect 71 full-time and part-time staff, will be completed by June 30, 2017.

Abbey Press to Close Two Divisions 2017-02-01T15:27:18+00:00

New Book from Ignatius Press Shows Mary was No Ordinary Woman as an Anthropologist Unearths the Life of Jesus’ Mother

For the first time ever -- a new release presents an archeological and historical biography of the most adored and remarkable woman in history: MARY OF NAZARETH: History, Archeology, Legends, by author Michael Hesemann, digs into the heart of the life lived by Mary, the mother of God. From her earliest days as a

New Book from Ignatius Press Shows Mary was No Ordinary Woman as an Anthropologist Unearths the Life of Jesus’ Mother 2017-02-01T15:33:59+00:00

Martin Scorsese’s New Film Depicts Trials of Jesuit Missionaries in 17th Century Japan!

A crowd of nearly 700 gave director Martin Scorsese a standing ovation on Sunday at the first public L.A. screening for his new film “Silence” starring Andrew Garfield as a Jesuit priest in 17th century Japan. Silence is based on the novel of the same title by Shusaku Endo. The book was originally published

Martin Scorsese’s New Film Depicts Trials of Jesuit Missionaries in 17th Century Japan! 2017-02-01T15:28:55+00:00

Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist Seek Communications Coordinator

The Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist are seeking a full-time Communications Coordinator to work in their Mission Advancement Office. The ideal candidate will be experienced in designing and producing a wide range of collateral materials (brochures, newsletters, handouts, invitations, etc.) pertaining to mailings, fundraising solicitations, events, donor recognition, and other

Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist Seek Communications Coordinator 2017-02-01T15:37:02+00:00

After Hosting Catholic Answers Live ‘The Patrick Coffin Show’ Debuts

After seven-and-a-half years at the helm of the enormously popular national radio show Catholic Answers Live, Patrick Coffin has moved on to a new media platform.  “The Patrick Coffin Show” is a new podcast-driven venture that aims to “deliver commentary and interviews with top social influencers that are hope-based and aimed at building a

After Hosting Catholic Answers Live ‘The Patrick Coffin Show’ Debuts 2017-02-01T15:37:53+00:00

OCP Artists Goodwill Tour in Ghana Inspires Music Collection for New Album

In partnership with Catholic Relief Services (CRS), seven Spirit & Song/OCP composers went on a goodwill tour of Ghana, praying and singing with people in their communities and listening to their stories of struggle and triumph. This life-changing experience inspired this album of new songs about the social justice teaching of the Catholic

OCP Artists Goodwill Tour in Ghana Inspires Music Collection for New Album 2017-02-01T15:38:27+00:00

‘Catholicism: The Pivotal Players’: Bishop Robert Barron’s New Series Profiles Influential Catholic Saints on PBS

Continuing through December, PBS stations across the country (check local listings for time and channel in your area — or click here for an air schedule) are airing “Catholicism: The Pivotal Players,” the follow-up to Bishop Robert Barron’s “Catholicism.” Viewers who enjoy watching the profiles of Michelangelo and St. Francis of Assisi on PBS are

‘Catholicism: The Pivotal Players’: Bishop Robert Barron’s New Series Profiles Influential Catholic Saints on PBS 2017-02-01T15:39:31+00:00

New Catholic App Aimed at Millennials to Help Locate a Confessional

For those with a burning need to unburden themselves, one Roman Catholic archdiocese has launched what is thought to be the world’s first interactive GPS-powered “confession finder”.  Using similar technology to the dating hook-up app Tinder, it guides the penitent from their current location within the Archdiocese of St Andrews and Edinburgh to the nearest

New Catholic App Aimed at Millennials to Help Locate a Confessional 2017-02-01T15:40:11+00:00