Mel Gibson Making Judah Maccabee Film

Should be fantastic: Of all the filmmakers you might expect to make a film about Jewish hero Judah Maccabee, Mel Gibson is probably not at the top of the list. So consider this a Hannukah surprise. Deadline broke the news that Gibson and Warner Bros. are teaming on a film about the hero who led…

Archbishop Charles Chaput Installed in Philadelphia

Philly.com reports: To the accompaniment of prayer, a pealing pipe organ, applause, and laughter, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput was installed Thursday as the new head of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia. “This is a big job,” he told the throng of 1,700 crowded into the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul. Without mentioning the…

Watch Out For Falling Space Junk!

In the next couple of weeks. Seriously – that’s if you stay between 57 degrees north and 57 degrees south of the Equator: A six tonne Nasa satellite is set to fall uncontrolled out of orbit, potentially raining debris over swathes of the planet including Britain, the US space agency has admitted. The $750 million (£468 million)…

Remembering 9/11… 10 Years Later…

9/11, ten years on. After the terrorist planes hit the twin towers of the World Trade Centre in New York on September 11, 2001, pictures of the survivors and the rescue workers were seared on to the public imagination. The Telegraph reports: The events of September 11 2001 were the most photographed in the history of…