(RNS) Tens of thousands flee Philly for the beach. A telework miracle? A threat in Philadelphia. Halloween comes early. Pope Francis has some unexpected fans — Protestant pastors. Philadelphia muralists color the city for the pope.
Articles tagged “Stephen Colbert”
(RNS) Colbert is that rarest of rare birds — someone in the entertainment world who not only takes his faith seriously, but who talks about it, and even taught about it — in a local church, without fanfare.
NEW YORK (RNS) If you can’t get enough of Pope Francis, then how about a little Stephen Colbert? In these sneak peeks from a new interview, the comedian goes for laughs, and dives deep into theology.
(RNS) Hanukkah and Thanksgiving won’t converge again for another 77,798 years, so it’s time to break out your “menurky” to celebrate “Thanksgivukkah.”
NEW YORK (RNS) “If Pope Francis were throwing tonight’s party we wouldn’t be in white tie at the Waldorf. We’d be in sweat pants crammed into a corner booth at the IHOP.”
NEW YORK (RNS) Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert will headline the famed Al Smith Dinner to raise funds for Catholic charities. Colbert frequently riffs on his Catholic faith on his show, and here we collect his best Catholic quips.
Stephen Colbert pays tribute to his mother Lorna, who died at age 92 last week, and speaks about her faith.
(RNS) Is Pope Francis endorsing heresy? It might look that way from headlines that made it seem as though the pontiff had said that everyone – even atheists! – were destined for heaven. What he actually said was boilerplate Catholic doctrine.
(RNS) A new survey shows that nearly a year after the Catholic Church introduced a new Mass translation, worshippers have by and large accepted – and even welcomed – the changes. By David Gibson.
(RNS) News that Comedy Central star Stephen Colbert and New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan would appear together on a panel on faith and humor next month was greeted with widespread anticipation, but now organizers say that the event will be restricted to Fordham University students and will not be broadcast or videotaped. By David Gibson.