Midnight masses at Colbert’s ‘Late Show’ host desk

NEW YORK (CNS) — One difference between Stephen Colbert’s profile on Comedy Central and on CBS was encapsulated in an exchange he had in October with HBO talk show host Bill Maher. “I thought you were a practicing Catholic,” Maher said. “I am!” Colbert replied. “Doesn’t mean I’m good at it!” Colbert’s inheritance of “The…

Stephen Colbert, in interview, discusses faith, joy and humor

WASHINGTON (CNS) -– Stephen Colbert, who took over Sept. 8 as host of CBS’ “Late Night” program, said in an interview for Canada’s Salt + Light Television that his “Colbert Report” character was intended to be a “well­-intentioned, poorly informed, high-­status idiot.” “I would say he’s a fool. And though Christ says, “Call no man…