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The Devil and Father Amorth – A-II (NR)

In this age of media saturation, there can't be many human activities that have yet to be captured on film or videotape. According to William Friedkin, director and narrator of "The Devil and Father Amorth" (The Orchard), however, his brief, mostly straightforward documentary includes just such a novelty: the first authorized footage of a Catholic exorcism.

Rampage – A-II (NR)

Those looking for a film that seriously engages with the human condition or advances the art of cinema will not find what they're looking for in "Rampage."

A little boy meets a pastor

A remarkable video of Pope Francis answering a young boy's deeply personal question was posted by Catholic News Service recently.

Humanity 2.0: Vatican hosts experts to discuss tenderness

Close to 100 financiers, philanthropists, artists, tech experts, physicians, politicians and religious leaders spent more than an hour in a Vatican meeting room talking about tenderness.

South Korean bishop hopes North-South summit brings results

Bishop Peter Lee Ki-heon of Uijeongbu has been waiting years for this moment, with the leaders of the two divided Koreas poised to meet for a historic summit just inside South Korean territory April 27.

Pope calls German cardinal to Rome to discuss eucharistic sharing

Pope Francis has asked the president of the German bishops' conference to come to Rome to discuss pastoral guidelines for possibly allowing some non-Catholics married to Catholics to receive the Eucharist, the conference spokesman said.

St. Thomas Aquinas meets bluegrass in best-selling album by Dominicans

Bluegrass music may not be the first thing that comes to mind when people think of Dominicans, but for the 10 Dominican brothers and priests at the Dominican House of Studies in Washington who recently released their debut album, "The Hillbilly Thomists," the two have a lot in common.

Mexican priest stabbed in his parish

A Mexico priest has been stabbed to death in his parish, the latest attack on clergy in the heavily Catholic country.

German church to review employment practices after European court ruling

Germany's Catholic Church said it would review its employment system after top European judges warned it could violate anti-discrimination laws by requiring staffers to be religious.

Mother killed on Southwest flight was firm believer in Catholic schools

Tributes from business leaders and politicians alike described Jennifer Riordan -- the 43-year-old passenger who died April 17 from injuries suffered on Southwest Flight 1380 when its engine exploded -- as a devoted mother, community leader, mentor and volunteer.