The past year or so has been great for Christian movies with more releases that offer better storytelling and improved production. Faith-based films have been credited for their promotion of family values and the Bible, aiding in the renewal of spirituality across America.
The Vatican has decided it needed to protect the pope's image from crass commercialism.
After 85 years of operation, Family Christian has announced it will close all its stores, which will impact more than 3,000 employees. The chain of more than 240 Christian-themed merchandise stores operating in 36 states bills itself as the world's largest retailer of Bible-related books and music.