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Vatican asks USCCB to delay vote on sex abuse response proposals

BALTIMORE (CNS) -- At the urging of the Vatican, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops will not vote on two proposals they were to discuss at their Baltimore meeting regarding their response to the clergy sex abuse crisis.

'Mars,' Nov. 12, National Geographic Channel

NEW YORK (CNS) -- Two years after its November 2016 debut, the limited-series docudrama "Mars" returns to cable's National Geographic Channel for its sophomore campaign.

Overlord

NEW YORK (CNS) -- When it comes to disturbing sights, "Overlord" (Paramount), let it be said from the start, sometimes goes overboard. This weird, wild but surprisingly effective blend of war story and chiller from director Julius Avery is thus far too gory and gruesome for most moviegoers.

Dr. Seuss' The Grinch

NEW YORK (CNS) -- Somewhere Theodor Geisel may be spinning in his grave over the latest treatment of one of his most famous character creations, "Dr. Seuss' The Grinch" (Universal). If so, he's only revolving gently.

The Girl in the Spider's Web

NEW YORK (CNS) -- Claire Foy, celebrated for her recent portrayal of the young Elizabeth II on the Netflix series "The Crown," takes on a similarly named but much less stately persona as the title character in "The Girl in the Spider's Web" (Columbia).

Masses of Remembrance for infant loss

BRAINTREE -- The Archdiocese of Boston's Pro-Life Office and Project Rachel sponsored two Masses of Remembrance and Healing for Pregnancy and Infant Loss celebrated by Father J. Bryan Hehir. The first was held on All Saints Day, Nov. 1, at Bethany Chapel in the Pastoral Center. The second took place on Nov. 6 at St. Patrick's Church in Natick.

Forming the Future: 'Fruits of the Spirit' in action at St. Louis de France School, Lowell

LOWELL -- As Vina Troianello prepared for her third year as principal of St. Louis de France School, the faculty agreed that they wanted to "really look at" the school's Catholic identity.

CatholicTV launches 'Together We Rebuild' prayer campaign

WATERTOWN -- What can a media organization do to help viewers in a time of crisis? The staff of the CatholicTV Network is about to find out.

From Cardinal Seán's blog

This week, the whole country was shocked and grieved by the violence at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, a congregation that had reached out to immigrants and was targeted by an anti-Semitic gunman. There, 11 people were murdered and six others were wounded. I think the reaction throughout the nation was one of horror and dismay.

Archdiocese outlines abuse response in parish bulletins

BRAINTREE -- Cardinal Seán O'Malley and the four auxiliary bishops of the Archdiocese of Boston have released a four-page document outlining archdiocese's efforts to help victims of sexual abuse and prevent abuse in the Church to be inserted in the bulletins of every parish the weekend of Nov. 10-11.