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The least controversial need is also the most important
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The trap of choosing the picture we like over the picture we need
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Can the moral universe of Rogue One be squared with the original Star Wars films?
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Wrapping up another holiday mini-season of “Reel Faith,” a batch of six new 60 (or more) second reviews
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Why Christmas matters, even if you’re not Catholic
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We rejoice on Gaudete Sunday — but not everyone feels it.
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Fully God and fully man, yes. A Person with a human nature, yes. A human person?
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One, he didn’t do it. Two, it wouldn’t be such a great thing if he had.
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Reel Faith returns for the holiday mini-season, plus what David DiCerto and I thought of Fantastic Beasts, Arrival, Loving, Trolls, Doctor Strange and Greater, all in 60 seconds.
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Homily for the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe
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That time I made sure a man groping women at a party knew how it felt, and why I should have done more
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No, artificial intelligences can’t write screenplays or cut movie trailers. Not yet, anyway.
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In a small town near Madrid, a 90-year-old man labors every day on a soaring house of prayer to which he has dedicated over half a century of his life.
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50 years after the U.S. bishops made it optional, year-round Friday abstinence is making a modest comeback — but for many American Catholics it isn’t even a real option, because they’ve never been told it’s still a thing.
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My circle of Christian cinephiles converged on the year’s best films more closely in 2015 than usual.
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Your ultimate resource on the “Mary, Did You Know?” controversy!
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Would Jesus approve of gay “marriage,” as Jimmy Carter says? How Christians of every kind of persuasion threaten to turn Jesus into a sock puppet.
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Deacon Steven D. Greydanus is film critic for the National Catholic Register, creator of Decent Films, and a permanent deacon in the Archdiocese of Newark.

With David DiCerto, he co-hosts the Gabriel Award–winning cable TV show “Reel Faith” for New Evangelization Television. Steven has degrees in media arts and religious studies, and has contributed several entries to the New Catholic Encyclopedia, including “The Church and Film” and a number of filmmaker biographies. He has also written about film for the Encyclopedia of Catholic Social Thought, Social Science, and Social Policy.

He has a BFA in Media Arts from the School of Visual Arts in New York, an MA in Religious Studies from St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Overbrook, PA, and an MA in Theology from Immaculate Conception Seminary at Seton Hall in South Orange, NJ. Steven and his wife Suzanne have seven children.