“I saw the process of influence”: This secretary of state recounts her childhood with her Scientologist mother

EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP France’s Secretary of State for Citizenship Sonia Backes speaks during a session of questions to the government at The National Assembly in Paris on October 25, 2022. (Photo by Emmanuel DUNAND / AFP) EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP (Secretary of State Sonia Backès at the National Assembly on October 25, 2022) SECTE … Read more

The 3S to rediscover the spirit of childhood with Saint Thérèse

Keep It Simple. Marvel. To be of service. Here, for Jacques Gauthier, are three secrets for rediscovering the spirit of childhood at Thérèse’s school. Married and father of a family in Canada, poet and essayist, specialist in saints and columnist for Aleteia, Jacques Gauthier has published more than 80 books, including a dozen on Saint … Read more

Samantha Morton: “I connect with Catalina because I have had a very complex childhood”


By Maria Estevez September 08, 2022 at 01:15 a.m. We’re transported to 16th century France with the riveting new drama ‘The Serpent Queen,’ premiering on Starz. This ambitious and exuberant production explores the life of one of the most fascinating queens of all time, Catherine de’ Medici. From her humble origin story to her long … Read more