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  • Worth Watching in December

    by John P. McCarthy

    Television & Multimedia   PBS’ Independent Lens presents THE CALLING, a two-part documentary that follows seven Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, and Muslim Americans as they train for the clergy. Produced by a multi-denominational team … read more

  • Fun facts about the making of “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader”

    by Catholic Digest Staff

    Photos at Right:   First picture: From left to right: Ben Barnes (Prince Caspian), Skandar Keynes (Edmund), and Georgie Henley (Lucy) in “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader”   Second picture: Georgie Henley as… read more

  • Worth Watching in November

    by John P. McCarthy

    Television & Internet PBS’s six-hour miniseries CIRCUS hits the road with the Big Apple Circus to offer an unprecedented and visually thrilling look inside the big top as well as behind the scenes, where myriad performers reflect on the ups and downs … read more

  • Worth Watching

    by John P. McCarthy

    Television & Internet   Throughout August, Father Robert Reed will appear on the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ website usccb.org introducing video reflections on the daily mass readings delivered by priests, religious… read more

  • The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

    by Catholic Digest Staff

    On December 10th, THE VOYAGE OF THE DAWN TREADER returns to the magic andwonder of C.S. Lewis' beloved world - via the fantastic Narnian ship, the Dawn Treader.  In this new installment of the blockbuster The Chronicles of Narnia motion picture franchise, … read more

  • Worth Watching

    by John P. McCarthy

    Television & Internet NBC and its sister networks cover the 2010 OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES (February 12 to 28).H2ONEWS, dubbed the “Catholic CNN,” showcases the work of national and diocesan channels as well as other global Catholic news … read more

  • Praying the Rosary with Catholic celebrities

    by Julie Rattey

    A pro soccer player used it to help find his future wife. A Rwandan woman hiding from her would-be murderers relied on it for faith and radical forgiveness. An unemployed actor used it to find peace of mind and, ultimately, a path back to the Church. … read more

  • Q & A with Phil Vischer and Mike Nawrocki, Creators, VeggieTales

    by Julie Rattey

    The talking vegetables from VeggieTales, the popular Christian series for children, will hit the big screen on January 11 in The Pirates Who Don’t Do Anything. Catholic Digest recently spoke with Veggie Tales creators Phil Vischer and Mike Nawrocki… read more

  • Amazing Grace

    by Julie Rattey

    This year marks the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the slave trade in Great Britain, a feat made possible due to dogged and heroic effort by William Wilberforce (1759-1833), a devout Christian, member of Parliament, and social reformer who, after … read more

  • Q & A with Oscar Isaac

    by Julie Rattey

    Oscar Isaac, 26, had scarcely graduated from Juilliard in 2005 when his acting career took off, leading him to starring roles in New York theater and now to the big screen, where, this month, he will portray Joseph in “The Nativity Story,&rdquo… read more