The director and funnyman taught Steve Martin about film and comedy, but it’s Reiner’s advice on a completely different subject that he cherishes.
David GibsonLove Reiner's gentle bust on Dean Jones' classic born-again theology:
"I was moving actors around, moving shooting days around and moving locations around. When I called Dean to tell him the plan, he said, relieved, ‘I knew the Lord would find a way.’”
The Hebrews believed in the creative power of words. For most of their history, stretching from Moses to the time of Jesus, few Jews could read or write, but they knew the power of words.
David GibsonFrom Father Senior's reflection on Sunday's scripture readings:
"Respect for the creative power of words is embedded in the Hebrew term for 'word' which is 'dabar.' It can mean either the spoken 'word' or 'creative action.'"
Officials working in the Trump administration have told CNA that they have been frustrated by recent presidential tweets elevating controversial Catholic figures, saying the tweets undermine the work many Catholics in the administration hope to...
David GibsonThis is funny, from a conservative site that's been promoting Viganò:
"...Viganò’s missives are regularly published on popular conservative and traditionalist websites."
Why White House Catholics are concerned about Trump’s Catholic tweets bit.ly/2DrRQhn via @cnalive
U.S. bishops: “The Paycheck Protection Program was designed to protect the jobs of Americans from all walks of life, regardless of whether they work for for-profit or non-profit employers, faith-based or secular.”
(RNS) — The normally simple, normally unconscious act of drawing breath has come to define the United States’ most pressing problems. What the world’s faith traditions have to say about the meaning of our first act as humans.