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  • Box Office: 'Divergent' Dominates With $22.8 Million Friday, 'God's Not Dead' Surprises at No. 3

    Lionsgate-Summit's "Divergent" continues on course for the No. 1 box office spot. After dominating the Friday B.O. with $22.8 million, the sci-fi adventure is on track for a $55 million Stateside weekend opening -- the second-largest of the year behind...
  • Box Office: 'Noah' Opens to $1.4 Million in Mexico, on Track With 'Gravity'

    It's been a good weekend so far for faith-based films at both the domestic and international box offices. A week before its North American debut, Paramount's "Noah" has opened to $1.4 million in Mexico on Friday. The promising figure matches "Gravity's"...
  • Forum to focus on women in 3 religions

    Forum to focus on women in 3 religions
    An upcoming interfaith forum will take a closer look at the important role women play in Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The forum, "Women Who Shaped Our Faith," will be Sunday at The Prayer Center, 16550 S. 104th Ave, Orland Park. Registration is at...
  • In Theory: When one's compass starts to turn

    Earlier this month, the publication Scientific American reported that a series of studies at both Harvard University and the University of Utah showed that people are more likely to make ethical decisions in the morning than they are as the day wears on....
  • Jesus was God in human flesh

    Q: I suppose it makes sense to believe in God, but I'm not sure I believe in Jesus the way you preachers say we should. Where does He fit into the picture? Isn't it enough to believe in God? -- R.N.M. A: It's certainly important to believe in God; if...
  • Getty Villa's 'Heaven and Earth' a blockbuster show of Byzantium art

    When the great Irish poet William Butler Yeats prayed for some kind of connection to permanence and immortality, his thoughts turned to Byzantine art as the most perfect emblem of the profound, eternal state of creative grace he was after. He wrote,...
  • In Theory: Electing to bypass natural selection

    A Missouri lawmaker, Rep. Rick Brattin (R-Harrisonville), contends that public school children in his state who question Darwinian theory are ridiculed. He introduced a bill into the state's General Assembly that would allow parents to opt their...
  • A Letter to Mark Burnett: Faith-Based Films Vs. Culture Wars

    Memo to: Mark Burnett Apparently you are not content just to be television's most prolific producer, Mark, so you have now committed yourself to a new career as a film producer -- one with a specific mission. You want Hollywood to give God a comeback....
  • Box Office: 'Noah' On Course for $35 Million-Plus Opening

    One of the first of many biblical-themed movies to flood the box office in 2014, Darren Aronofsky's "Noah" is on track for a $35 million-plus Stateside opening later this month. Insiders predict that the drama could gross upwards of $40 million when it...
  • Obama should practice what he preaches at prayer breakfast

    President Obama gave a lovely speech at the recent National Prayer Breakfast — and one is reluctant to criticize. But pry my jaw from the floorboards. Without a hint of irony, the president lamented eroding protections of religious liberty...
  • Single mothers-to-be and gays fight firings from Catholic school jobs

    A pregnant Montana teacher who alleges that she was fired from a Catholic middle school because she was not married has hired a law firm in the latest conflict between religious doctrine and shifting societal values. Shaela Evenson, 36, was fired from...