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Best Mission Revival Church on the Way to the Watermelon Thump
San Francisco Catholic Church
" a sight to see, and the San Francisco Catholic Church is the perfect gateway to that reverie. Located..."

Oct. 5, 2001 Best of Austin Feature

Questions of Church-State Separation at Dell Seton Medical Center
Do the hospital’s ties to the Catholic church and limits on women’s reproductive health care compromise Dell Med students' training?
"...2012, leading the way to a local partnership between Catholic-based Seton Health­care Family and Travis County's Central Health. The..."

Jan. 20, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Best Grounds At A Suburban Church
St. Thomas More Catholic Church
"...head for putting God first. The campus of this church features more of the "stuff" people associate with Roman..."

Sept. 13, 1996 Best of Austin Feature

Best Church Brunch
St. Julia's Catholic Church
"...folding chairs have probably been in service since the church opened in 1957, they add a coziness to the..."

Sept. 25, 1998 Best of Austin Feature

Gay Marriage American Catholic Style
American Catholic church celebrates marriage equality
"...Saturday mass greeting at Southeast Austin's Holy Family American Catholic Church, where he is pastor. "And a new day..."

July 3, 2015 News Feature by Kate X Messer

Letters at 3AM: A Fallen Catholic in a Fallen Church
I can't hide from my sins and, now, neither can the church
"...So, for the first time since boyhood, I attended church somewhat regularly – Saint Joseph's, a largely Hispanic congregation..."

July 16, 2010 Column by Michael Ventura

Catholic Diocese Discloses Alleged Abusers
Bishop names 22 clergy "credibly accused" of sexual offenses with minors
"...Along with its fellow Roman Catholic dioceses throughout the state, the Diocese of Austin last..."

Feb. 8, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Finding Community With Bread Church
Local parish comes together around baking
"...Memorial United Methodist Church is an unassuming house of worship on Berkman Drive..."

July 22, 2016 Food Feature by Melanie Haupt

Texas' First Catholic Same-Sex Wedding
" of Andy and Darrell at Holy Family American Catholic Church in southeast Austin. See related News story, "Gay..."

July 1, 2015 Photo Gallery

Of Church and State
British director Stephen Frears discusses his new film, Liam
"...triangles or modern-day lovesick record-store owners. Or with impoverished Catholics in 1930s Liverpool, as in Liam, a film that..."

Oct. 19, 2001 Screens Feature by Shawn Badgley

Sunday Assembly: 'Church for People Who Don't Go to Church'
Austin atheist group seeks joy in community
"...A former Mormon, an ex-Catholic, and a lapsed Southern Baptist walk into a church...."

March 14, 2014 News Feature by Taylor Prewitt

Keeping the Faith
Women lawmakers endure – and defy – the anti-choice wrath of the Catholic Church
"...and found herself among a growing number of black Catholics without a house of worship. Austin's white parishes wouldn't..."

April 6, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Who Killed Father Ryan?
A 1981 Odessa murder haunts crime researchers, the Catholic Church, and an ex-con determined to prove his innocence
"...about 40 years old, walked into the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Boise, Idaho, and readied himself for confession...."

June 17, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

An original take on a crisis of faith
"...a bloodless but no less upsetting schism within the Catholic Church. In 1965, Pope John XXIII and the Vatican..."

Nov. 17, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Kevin Smith manages to makes a film that both pokes fun at the Catholic Church and upholds the faith.
"...Dogma, a film that both pokes fun at the Catholic Church and upholds the faith. All protestations to the..."

Nov. 12, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Club
Chile's Oscar nominee is a dark drama about pedophile priests
"...the 2016 Oscars is a grim indictment of the Catholic Church, and, specifically, the church’s sinful strategy of moving..."

March 11, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Angels & Demons
The chase is on, but there's no Holy Grail to be found in this suspenseless trail of decoded symbols.
"...bob. Langdon returns in Angels & Demons, another Roman Catholic Church conspiracy piece from bestseller Dan Brown, as do..."

May 15, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

"...and inspire action against the Nazis by involving the Catholic Church. In other words, as my notes read, "This..."

March 7, 2003 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

The Third Miracle
"...Also of interest here is the portrait of the Catholic Church as a giant corporation. Armin Mueller-Stahl and Charles..."

March 4, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Catholics Start Campaigning
The Catholic League starts to position itself to lobby presidential candidates, and defend Christmas.
"...too forget there's an oppressed religious minority in America. Catholics. In a mail out from the Catholic League for..."

Aug. 15, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys
Catholic school boys and comics.
"...institution determined to control their hearts and minds: the Catholic Church. Here, that institution is personified in the mirthless..."

June 21, 2002 Movie Review by Steve Davis

RG4N Meeting Tonight – Will They Go for Broke?
Next steps discussed at meet tonight
" tonight, Fri., January 11 7pm, at St. Louis Catholic Church on 7601 Burnet Road to find out! RG4N's..."

Jan. 11, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

A Love Divided
"...Ireland. They're terribly in love but ideologically conflicted (he's Catholic, she's Protestant). After getting married (three times, actually: civil,..."

Aug. 3, 2001 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

St. Michael's Passion
Whose truth prevails at Austin's Catholic high school?
"...St. Michael's Academy is, for the moment, Austin's only Catholic high school. But it's not your parents' Catholic school...."

Dec. 14, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Magdalene Sisters
A grim and unmistakable masterpiece of bleak, black sorrow.
"...Walsh, Dorothy Duffy and Geraldine McEwan. Pity the poor Catholic Church. As if things haven’t been tough enough of..."

Sept. 12, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

El Crimen del Padre Amaro
Controversial Mexican film about a priest who struggles with sins of the flesh.
"...has been publicly condemned (but not banned) by the Catholic Church, the movie has become Mexico's highest-grossing domestic movie..."

Nov. 22, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

"...the lives of two diametrically opposed yet fundamentally similar Catholic priests in modern Liverpool. Young Father Greg (electrifyingly played..."

April 21, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Cracking Open The Devil's Doorway
Horror director Aislinn Clarke on Ireland's dirty secret
" the history of Ireland, and how the Roman Catholic Church treated young women...."

July 14, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Reel Paradise
This documentary shows what happens when famed producer’s rep/author/gadabout John Pierson convinces his family to move with him to Fiji, where, if all goes according to plan, he can leave behind the indie-film rat race, immerse himself in a completely foreign culture, and, best of all, screen all sorts of movies for the natives.
"...Jackass, which promptly draws the ire of the local Catholic clergy, who question this newcomer’s motives and inadvertently begin..."

Sept. 30, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

In this Martin Luther biopic, Joseph Fiennes plays the theologian as a smoldering rebel boy.
"...Luther emphasizes the religious leader’s early rebellions against certain church beliefs and practices, rather than his later attempts toward..."

Sept. 26, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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