Pope Francis laughs as he speaks with a man in the Shrine of Our Lady of the Watch during his May 27 pastoral visit in Genoa, Italy. (CNS photo/Alessandro Garofalo, Reuters)
FaithFaith in Focus
Robert E. Lauder
The first step in an evangelizing relationship is that the evangelizer be evangelized.
Robert E. Lauder
Over 50 years as a priest I have read many profound books of theology and philosophy, from Jean Mouroux’s The Meaning of Man to Jacques Maritain’s True Humanism to Romano Guardini’s The Church and the Catholic and The Spirit of the Liturgy. These books deeply affected me because th
Film
Robert E. Lauder
The bleak, brilliant vision of 'Blue Jasmine'
Film
Robert E. Lauder
Terrence Malick's 'To the Wonder' is a demanding but ultimately richly rewarding film.
Film
Robert E. Lauder

Sin and grace in the work of Martin Scorsese

Film
Robert E. Lauder

'Saviors in the Night' captures the terror of the Holocaust without ever taking us to the concentration camps.

Theater
Robert E. Lauder

Jacques Maritain once said the face is naturally sacred. Yet so is the whole body.

Ideas
Robert E. Lauder
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Ideas
Robert E. Lauder

What one believes about God bears directly on what one believes about the future of the human person.

Film
Robert E. Lauder

“As Seen Through These Eyes” helps us to see that human creativity can transcend even the most inhuman situations.