Amid the global pandemic of Covid-19 that has spread throughout this Lenten season, calling on the Mother of Sorrows feels all the more urgent.
Vanessa R. CorcoranApril 7, 2020

February 12, 2020

Beyond ‘The Exorcist,’ Max von Sydow embodied the complexities of faith

Brooding, interior and utterly focused, Mr. von Sydow is a stirring presence on screen, with a weathered face apt to illustrate inner spiritual turmoil.

The border divides a family in Marcelo Hernandez Castillo’s affecting memoir

Castillo writes with gorgeous precision and sensitivity about his experience as a boy growing into a man in a country that will not recognize him, his family split across borders.

Review: When the meek are not blessed

If anything, the dystopia is even scarier in the sequel, which provides terrifying detail on the history of the Christian fundamentalist regime that overthrows the United States at Gilead’s founding.