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Movie: ‘The Equalizer 2’

Reprising his role as dispenser of do-it-yourself justice Robert McCall, Denzel Washington once again imagines that vengeance is his in "The Equalizer 2" (Columbia), director Antoine Fuqua's follow-up to his 2014 thriller.

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Judge: Catholic agency must consider same-sex couples for foster placement

A federal judge has swept away claims of religious discrimination by plaintiffs including Catholic Social Services of the Philadelphia Archdiocese and ruled the church agency must provide home assessments for same-sex couples wishing to provide foster care for at-risk children in Philadelphia.

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Events of 9/11 put successful broadcast journalist on path to diaconate

NEW ORLEANS (CNS) — Greg Kandra was a good-enough Catholic, observant and Mass-going, although he admits his wife was by comparison the real lion of the faith as they attended Mass at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Parish in Forest Hills, New York. Before he married, Kandra had forged quite a career at CBS News […]

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Young musicians serve as ‘bridge of dialogue’ in Jerusalem

Eleven young musicians from Jerusalem and the West Bank had the opportunity to show U.S. audiences that music can be a bridge across cultural divides during a brief tour of the Washington-Baltimore area.

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Central African bishops distance themselves from group promising violence

Catholic bishops in the Central African Republic have distanced themselves from a group that is promising to defend the church and avenge the deaths of priests.

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‘Ted Williams: The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived,’ July 23, PBS

Baseball fans won't want to miss the wonderfully revealing documentary "Ted Williams: The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived." Part of the venerable "American Masters'" franchise, the film premieres Monday, July 23, 9-10 p.m. EDT on PBS. (Times may vary; check local listings.)

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