Hollywood needs more people like Stephen Colbert (COMMENTARY)

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Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert has used his "Colbert Report" to gently make fun of religion and religious institutions, even as he remains a man of deep and devout Catholic faith. Photo courtesy Scott Gries/Comedy Central

Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert has used his "Colbert Report" to gently make fun of religion and religious institutions, even as he remains a man of deep and devout Catholic faith. Photo courtesy Scott Gries/Comedy Central

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(RNS) Colbert is that rarest of rare birds -- someone in the entertainment world who not only takes his faith seriously, but who talks about it, and even taught about it -- in a local church, without fanfare.

  • samuel johnston

    “And, to be fair, even and especially serious Christians know that had it not been for the Maccabees, Judaism would have disappeared and, well — no Judaism, no Christianity.”
    Thank you. I have always wanted to know who to blame for Christianity.