Mel Redux

The Passion of the Christ: Definitive Edition, says the cover. It promises deleted scenes, but it delivers only two fairly mediocre cuts–not the controversial Emmerick-inspired scenes of the building of the cross (in the high priest’s courtyard) and the slaughtering of the paschal lamb (in the upper room) that I kind of hoped might be…

Gumbleton in Tucson

Local Catholic diocese shuns retired bishop who’ll speak here. Gumbleton was invited by Call to Action. Bishop Kicanas says Call to Action can’t meet on church property, regardless of who they invite.