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TCC Video: Stephen Colbert Welcomes Pope Francis to the US

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Stephen Colbert

Pope Francis is coming to Philadelphia in September. America’s favorite Catholic, the comedian Stephen Colbert, welcomes him in this short video from Catholic Charities. Also, watch Stephen Colbert talk with Oprah about the love of his life. Both clips are after the jump:

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TCC Films: Infinitely Polar Bear

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Infinitely Polar Bear

In the film, Infinitely Polar Bear, writer-director Maya Forbes’ tells the story of her 1970s childhood. She was raised by her bipolar father Cam (played by Mark Ruffalo), who because of his mental illness could never hold down a job. More from Anna Keating and the trailer after the jump:

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Memorial of St. Martha

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Is Jesus telling Martha that Mary can act as a full disciple, and not a slave or chattel property, by reclining at his feet and listening?  We know that women were not allowed to learn with a rabbi.  Has Jesus just given that permission?  Learn more about St. Martha, friend of Jesus, from Melissa Musick, after the jump:

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