Headlines - Dec. 22, 2014

The Boston Globe




Here are highlights from - Covering all things Catholic:

  • Pope warns Curia against ‘spiritual diseases’: Speaking in a sharply worded Christmas address to the cardinals and archbishops who make up the Vatican’s administration, Francis pointedly urged them to reject gossip, division, and the building of personal empires. John Allen reports.
  • The trouble with Christmas movies: There are great religious movies, and great Christmas movies, but not one great Christmas movie devoted to the birth of the Savior. The Nativity story doesn’t lend itself to the blockbuster style of moviemaking that is Hollywood’s bread and butter these days. Steven D. Greydanus details the story.