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)
Faith Faith in Focus
Robert E. LauderAugust 29, 2017
The first step in an evangelizing relationship is that the evangelizer be evangelized.
Robert E. LauderMay 13, 2015
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. LauderJuly 16, 2013
The bleak, brilliant vision of 'Blue Jasmine'
Film
Robert E. LauderMarch 27, 2013
Terrence Malick's 'To the Wonder' is a demanding but ultimately richly rewarding film.
Film
Robert E. LauderFebruary 27, 2012

Sin and grace in the work of Martin Scorsese

Film
Robert E. LauderNovember 28, 2011

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

Theater
Robert E. LauderDecember 06, 2010

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

Ideas
Robert E. LauderMay 10, 2010
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Ideas
Robert E. LauderDecember 07, 2009

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

Film
Robert E. LauderOctober 19, 2009

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