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The miracle that led 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' to convert to Catholicism

LOS ANGELES (Church Pop) — Sir Alec Guinness is one of the most recognizable actors of the 20th century. While he appeared in lots of films over the years and won many awards, he is perhaps best known as having played Obi-Wan Kenobi in “Star Wars.”  


Advent's focus is waiting for Christmas but also includes lots of feasts

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Although the four weeks of Advent focus on waiting for Christmas, the Church does not just sit around and wait for the main event.


Planes, trains, and automobiles deliver native son to priesthood

You might say that Father Jack McKone, a native of Fort Worth, took a circuitous route toward his priestly vocation. Thirty years of working in parts and service for major automobile dealers in the area, several years of serving as a navigator aboard a vintage WWII B-17 “Flying Fortress,” and a lifelong passion for model trains all eventually led Fr. McKone in the right direction.


'Journeying with God is central to Advent'

Why does our loving, all-powerful God allow suffering to happen? What does it mean that we are living in a time after Christ, after God became man, when the world has remained a place of strife, stamped with malice and selfishness?


National Geographic magazine's cover story reveals Mary's appeal

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Maureen Orth, a special correspondent for Vanity Fair magazine who has written about music icons, world leaders, and Hollywood celebrities, tackled a completely different subject for National Geographic magazine: the Virgin Mary.