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Thumbnail papal ninja sean bryan competes in season 9 of american ninja warrior photo courtesy of sean bryan Both on and off camera, 'Papal Ninja' is proud to be Catholic

Whether he’s navigating a harrowing obstacle course in front of the camera or doing behind-the-scenes content editing for an evangelization...

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Thumbnail pope francis jonathan pryce biopic Fact and fiction

I just saw the casting news: Jonathan Pryce is to play Pope Francis in an upcoming biopic. While I try to manage expectations and disappointment...

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Thumbnail ingrid goes west movie word on fire Ingrid's virtual reality

Matt Spicer’s dark comedy Ingrid Goes West is a telling and penetrating critique of the iPhone culture that has swallowed up so many young people...

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Thumbnail fantasy sci fi credit unsplash cna Sci-fi, fantasy – and faith? A look inside the 'Christian ComiCon'

Inside a Greek Orthodox Cathedral in the middle of Washington, D.C., self-described “geeks” decorated the meeting hall to look like the “Lantern...

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Thumbnail gettyimages 1978097 The double birth and lonely death of Hugh Hefner

There is a scene in Ken Russell’s film of The Who’s rock opera “Tommy” that depicts a church whose goddess is Marilyn Monroe. In a grotesque...

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