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Mennonite Central Committee Ontario has produced Handle With Care, a DVD series to help churches think theologically about creation care and to offer practical ideas for putting faith into action (ontario.mcc.org/handlewithcare).—MCC
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HarperOne released electronic versions of the New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Bible, The Green Bible, and The HarperCollins Study Bible (NRSV) in all major e-reader formats, including the Amazon Kindle and Sony Reader. The translation can also be read on laptops, desktops, tablets, PDAs, the iPhone, Blackberry, and other smartphones. This is the first time a mainstream study Bible is available in digital form.—www.religionnews.com
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Ave Maria Press entered the world of smartphone applications with the launch of “Stations of the Cross,” a free downloadable prayer companion based on John Paul II’s Biblical Way of the Cross. Available through the iTunes App Store, the application contains screenshots of paintings depicting Christ’s journey from the Garden of Gethsemane to death on the cross.—Ave Maria Press
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A Lifetime Movie Network original movie, Amish Grace, based on the book of the same title by Donald B. Kraybill, Steven M. Nolt, and David L. Weaver-Zercher, aired Mar. 28. The story has not been well received in Nickel Mines, Pa., the real location of the fictionalized story. The film is criticized for taking creative liberties with character depictions, and friends of the Amish (who do not grant interviews) say the community is displeased.—The Harrisburg Patriot-News

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