Jim Caviezel’s foundation is his Catholic Faith

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Producer David Zelon (right) and Actor Jim Caviezel at a private CMC screening of When the Game Stands Tall

I’ve been learning so much here at the Catholic Media Conference here in Charlotte, North Carolina! Today I learned that actor Jim Caviezel (think Passion of the Christ) is a truly humble man.

At least that’s the impression I and some of my colleagues got when we met him during a private screening of his new film, “When the Game Stands Tall.” The movie is about a high school football coach leading his team on a 151-game winning streak that took place over 12 years.

I can’t tell you about the film right now because (more…)

Marriage takes a hit in the Badger state and praying for families

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News broke yesterday that on June 6, U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb ruled that a Wisconsin law defining marriage discriminates against same-sex couples. Crabb’s ruling countered a referendum passed in 2006 by a majority vote. The referendum defined civil marriage as a union oif one man an done woman, stating that legal statuses identical or similar marriage would not be recognized by the state. (more…)

Program for the June 8 Invocation for Peace


The Vatican has released the program for tomorrow’s Invocation for Peace to take place in the Vatican and include Pope Francis, Israeli President Shimon Peres, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, Bartholomew I. The Holy Father has asked that we, too, pray for peace in the Holy Land, not just tomorrow, but always.

I thought you’d like to have the full text of the invocation so that you can be aware of what’s going on and being prayed during this monumental event.  I also want to point out that the Custos of the Holy Land, Father Pierbattista Pizzaballa had made it very clear (more…)