Review: King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

NEW YORK – Early on in "King Arthur: Legend of the Sword" (Warner Bros.), the audience is treated to the sight of magically generated giant elephants swinging boulder-size wrecking balls at the ramparts of Camelot. It's an apt visual considering how ponderous this action fantasy turns out to be.

    Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    NEW YORK – Sound fundamental values underlie the spirited sci-fi follow-up "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" (Disney). But thematic elements demanding discernment, together with some less than family-friendly dialogue, make this return to the stars best for grown-ups.

      ‘Rapping priest’ Fr. Stan Fortuna featured in Hamilton area

      Fr. Stan Fortuna, better known as “the rapping priest,” is being featured in several events in the Hamilton, Ont., area May 5-6.

        Martyrs' Shrine poised for transformation

        Mystics, missionaries and martyrs helped found the Church in Canada. Their lives of faith, their dreams, their failures and successes set the template for who we are meant to be. Which is why a summer pilgrimage to the Martyrs’ Shrine in Midland, Ont., can be more than a pleasant Sunday outing.

          Book: 'Towards Unity' explores golden era of ecumenical dialogue

          Five hundred years of division in the Western Christian tradition has yielded 50 years of striving for unity — and some of the best theology of our times, Regina Archbishop Don Bolen said at the launch of a new book of essays on ecumenism.

            Book: Practical advice to stop resisting happiness

            It smacks us in the face pretty much every day — that sluggish, sinking-in-the-quicksand sensation of knowing what we should be doing, but not doing it.

              New film on Armenian genocide took two years to make, longer to realize

              WASHINGTON – "The Promise," a film dramatizing the genocide of Armenians in the Turkish-ruled Ottoman Empire at the outset of World War I, was two years in the making, but probably a half-century in the idea stage, according to George Winter, one of the movie's producers.

                Sparrows choir takes flight with Easter sacred music

                There is something about the language of music that transcends words.

                  Winners of the 2017 Easter Drawing Contest

                  For Jaclyn Dela Cruz, to properly depict the Resurrection she had to capture how Jesus might have felt on that first Easter morning.

                    Spiritual films can make magic with audience, says filmmaker

                    The magic of spiritual films comes from having an audience “lean” into it, says director and screenwriter Paul Schrader.

                      Top Vatican and U.S. church officials back new gay-friendly book

                      The Vatican’s point man on family issues and a U.S. cardinal who is close to Pope Francis have both blurbed a new book by a Jesuit priest and popular author that calls on the Catholic Church to be more respectful and compassionate toward gay people.