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  • ‘This Is Us,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ top viewing choices for people of faith

    ‘This Is Us,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ top viewing choices for people of faith

    • Dec 25, 2017

    A recent survey showed what people of faith prefer to watch on television. However, it did not break out favorite shows within particular faith groups, so there’s no way of knowing — at least not yet — what Catholics may prefer.

  • Catholics praise BBC miniseries for balanced approach to Gunpowder Plot

    Catholics praise BBC miniseries for balanced approach to Gunpowder Plot

    • Nov 7, 2017

    The BBC production of “Gunpowder,” centers on the Gunpowder Plot’s mastermind, Robert Catesby, played by “Game of Thrones” star Kit Harington. In 1605, militant Catholics attempted to blow up King James I and his parliament. In a pamphlet reprinted in 2016, England’s Catholic Church adamantly denied any clergy were involved in the plot and insisted Catholics had all “vehemently condemned and repudiated the crime.”

  • Drawing some spiritual lessons from ‘Game of Thrones’

    Drawing some spiritual lessons from ‘Game of Thrones’

    • Aug 27, 2017

    Christians are taught to see signs of God’s truth in creation, but what about “Game of Thrones”? Game of Thrones is what can happen when the thin veneer of civilization is removed. In short, it’s an experience of what being mugged by fallen reality looks like. It’s a reminder of what’s possible when we forget our higher natures.

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