“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay: Part 1” is inevitably being compared to “The Empire Strikes Back,” and it may be important to fans of the series. But it feels more like a TV episode than a full-blown feature film.
Pope Francis appointed the organizers for a second big Catholic Church meeting on family issues, keeping in positions of power the same clerics from the last synod and adding South African Cardinal Wilfrid Fox Napier.
It turns out end-of-life talks are like birds-and-bees talks. We know we should have them. We don’t. The Conversation Project encourages such talks with loved ones before they’re at death’s door; a way to reclaim the sacredness and family intimacy of death.