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  • NEW YORK (CNS) — The following are capsule reviews of theatrical movies on network and cable television the week of July 3. Please note that televised versions may or may not be edited for language, nudity, violence and sexual situations.
  • TV program notes — week of July 3
    NEW YORK (CNS) — Here are some television program notes for the week of July 3 with their TV Parental Guidelines ratings if available. They have not been reviewed and therefore are not necessarily recommended by Catholic News Service.
  • Political pundit Mark Shields is remembered as a man of faith, humor
    WASHINGTON (CNS) — At his June 22 funeral Mass, political pundit Mark Shields — a fixture for 33 years as a commentator on the PBS "NewsHour" — was remembered as a man who believed in the power of politics serving the common good, and as a man of faith and humor.
  • Elvis
    NEW YORK (CNS) — Wise men say only fools rush in — and skip seeing "Elvis" (Warner Bros), a highly entertaining, turbocharged biography of a music legend.
  • Catholic composer says national honor for her hymn is 'a tremendous gift'
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (CNS) — A fellow member of the Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Choir in Columbia, Missouri, approached Kate Basi after practice.
  • TV program notes — week of June 26
    NEW YORK (CNS) — Here are some television program notes for the week of June 26 with their TV Parental Guidelines ratings if available. They have not been reviewed and therefore are not necessarily recommended by Catholic News Service.
  • TV film fare — week of June 26
    NEW YORK (CNS) — The following are capsule reviews of theatrical movies on network and cable television the week of June 26. Please note that televised versions may or may not be edited for language, nudity, violence, and sexual situations.
  • Catholic author brings the good news to children in her latest book
    WHEELING, W.Va. (CNS) — Pointing to the words of St. Jerome, "Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ," writer Christine Anghie said the purpose of her books is "to teach the younger ones."
  • TV film fare —  June 21-25
    NEW YORK (CNS) — The following are capsule reviews of theatrical movies on network and cable television the week of June 19 (first offering airs June 21). Please note that televised versions may or may not be edited for language, nudity, violence, and sexual situations.
  • Uwem Akpan's 'Say You're One of Them'
    Each opening sentence of Uwem Akpan's short stories in his debut collection "Say You're One of Them" pull the reader into the story:

    "Selling your child or nephew could be more difficult than selling other kids."
  • NEW YORK (CNS) — Here are some television program notes for the week of June 19 with their TV Parental Guidelines ratings if available. They have not been reviewed and therefore are not necessarily recommended by Catholic News Service.
  • 'Hotel Portofino,' June 19, PBS
    NEW YORK (CNS) — The six-episode drama "Hotel Portofino" presents viewers with an unequal mix of banal storytelling and relevant social commentary. The series' picturesque setting in the namesake Italian resort, moreover, fails to mask the amoral maneuverings of the titular hostelry's inhabitants.
  • Lightyear
    NEW YORK (CNS) — "Lightyear" (Disney) blasts off in cinemas with controversy in its wake.
  • Jurassic World Dominion
    NEW YORK (CNS) — It's old home week for a $5 billion sci-fi franchise. That's because "Jurassic World Dominion" (Universal), which wraps up the second trilogy of films ultimately derived from novels by Michael Crichton, features not only the duo whose adventures have been charted in the more recent movies, but the trio of scientists at the heart of the 1993 original as well.
  • 'Dark Winds,' AMC
    NEW YORK (CNS) — The psychological thriller "Dark Winds" comes backed by some celebrated names. Author George R.R. Martin of "Game of Thrones" fame, as well as legendary actor Robert Redford are listed among its executive producers.
  • 'Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road,' June 14, PBS
    NEW YORK (CNS) — A fresh approach, energetic direction and lively commentary propel the documentary "Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road."
  • Judge blocks Catholic University of America's sale of Dorothy dress
    WASHINGTON (CNS) — There is no telling when the iconic blue and white gingham dress worn by Judy Garland as Dorothy in "The Wizard of Oz" will find a "place like home."
  • TV program notes — week of June 12
    NEW YORK (CNS) — Here are some television program notes for the week of June 12 with their TV Parental Guidelines ratings if available. They have not been reviewed and therefore are not necessarily recommended by Catholic News Service.
  • TV film fare — week of June 12
    NEW YORK (CNS) — The following are capsule reviews of theatrical movies on network and cable television the week of June 12. Please note that televised versions may or may not be edited for language, nudity, violence, and sexual situations.
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