Advent Hope

At this time of year malls and lawns are filled with a plethora of symbols are claiming to have something to do with “Christmas.” How do we sort out which of them might be helpful, and which aren’t, for celebrating what is supposedly the point of the season–the birth of Christ? First, question to ask…

Catholics and “The Golden Compass”

The Catholic League doesn’t like the forthcoming movie of The Golden Compass–but the USCCB does. Amy Welborn reports that New Line is taking advantage of this surprise turn of events by seeking to advertise it in Catholic newspapers. Amy has other links, including to her own review of the “His Dark Materials” series from OSV…