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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood — A-II (PG)

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood — A-II (PG)

| John Mulderig | November 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Last year, “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” — filmmaker Morgan Neville’s documentary about iconic public television children’s show host Fred Rogers (1928-2003) — achieved both critical acclaim and remarkable success at the box office.

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Welcoming pope after long flight, Thais keep it warm and informal

Welcoming pope after long flight, Thais keep it warm and informal

| Cindy Wooden | November 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Arriving in Thailand after an 11-hour flight, Pope Francis was greeted by 11 children — one for each of the country’s dioceses.

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Frozen II — A-II (PG)

Frozen II — A-II (PG)

| John Mulderig | November 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Both the filmmakers and the central voice cast of the much-loved 2013 original are reunited in “Frozen II” (Disney). They deliver an exuberant animated musical adventure that’s suitable for a wide demographic.

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Casper family continues legacy in offering annual free Thanksgiving dinner

Casper family continues legacy in offering annual free Thanksgiving dinner

| November 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

The late Bob and Dorothy Casper couldn’t forget what they saw while delivering food for Meals on Wheels in the early 1980s, their now adult children said.

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Daleiden to appeal multimillion judgment in Planned Parenthood lawsuit

Daleiden to appeal multimillion judgment in Planned Parenthood lawsuit

| November 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

After a 10-member jury handed down a multimillion-dollar verdict late Nov. 15 in a federal lawsuit against David Daleiden late Nov. 15, a Chicago based pro-life firm said it would appeal the judgment on behalf of Daleiden and his organization, the Center for Medical Progress.

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Religious fundamentalism is a ‘plague,’ pope says

Religious fundamentalism is a ‘plague,’ pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | November 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Interreligious dialogue is an important way to counter fundamentalist groups as well as the unjust accusation that religions sow division, Pope Francis said.

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Ford v Ferrari — A-III (PG-13)

Ford v Ferrari — A-III (PG-13)

| Kurt Jensen | November 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

“Ford v Ferrari” (Fox) revels in its 1960s gender stereotypes, evoking a “Great Man” age of auto racers in which the men were men and the women glad of it.

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Pope calls on leaders, tech giants to protect children online

Pope calls on leaders, tech giants to protect children online

| Junno Arocho Esteves | November 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

While digital technologies have led to advancements in communication and education, they also have led to the exploitation of children on the internet, Pope Francis said.

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U.S. bishops examine challenges faced by Church, society

U.S. bishops examine challenges faced by Church, society

| Carol Zimmermann | November 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

During their Nov. 11-13 meeting in Baltimore, the U.S. bishops elected new officers and discussed challenges in the Church and the nation. They spoke of their renewed efforts to help immigrants, youth and young adults, pregnant women and the poor as well their steps to combat gun violence and racism.

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Bishop Barron urges bishops to help bring people back to the Church

Bishop Barron urges bishops to help bring people back to the Church

| Carol Zimmermann | November 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Auxiliary Bishop Robert Barron of Los Angeles did not just bemoan the fact many young people are leaving the Catholic Church. He said church leaders need to make it a priority to bring them back.

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Archbishop Gomez elected USCCB president; first Latino in post

Archbishop Gomez elected USCCB president; first Latino in post

| Dennis Sadowski | November 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles was elected to a three-year term as president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops during the bishops’ fall general assembly in Baltimore.

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The dark side of memes: spreading untruths about religion

The dark side of memes: spreading untruths about religion

| Rhina Guidos | November 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

The image seems inoffensive on the surface: a figure of a gray-haired man, presumably God, with text that says: “I gave you free will so use it exactly as I command you to.”

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