Posts Tagged ‘film’

Young people make short films about hope; huge response

Monday, November 22nd, 2021
Salesian Institutions of Higher Education

The theme “Moved by Hope” inspired hundreds of short film submissions from young people from across the world to a new Catholic-run international film festival. The festival strives to embrace, encourage and empower every young person to become the voice of hope and solidarity. “You, young people, are the architects of the future, signs of Read more

José Mourinho to speak Pope’s words in Fatima film

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Manchester United’s new manager José Mourinho is lending his voice to the character of Pope Francis in an animated film about Our Lady of Fatima. Portuguese production company Imaginew said Mourinho will be the voice of the Pontiff in four languages – Portuguese, English, Spanish and Italian, the Catholic Herald reported. These are “the languages Read more

Vatican downplays story about Pope starring in film

Friday, February 5th, 2016

The Vatican is downplaying media reports that Pope Francis “will play himself” in an upcoming film. The film production company ENVI Pictures issued a statement on Monday saying Pope Francis will appear in the film “Beyond the Sun”. The Prefect of the Secretariat for Communications, Msgr Dario Edoardo Viganò, said “the Pope is not an Read more

Bethlehem under threat

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Many ancient cities have vanished. We read about them in history books without giving much thought to how the world could have been different had they stayed with us. In this instance, the subject is Bethlehem, a city that is vanishing in front of our eyes. Does it matter? This is the question I have Read more

The real Philomena

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

“I was a bit of a dumb cluck in the film,” the real Philomena says, chuckling. “Some of those things I didn’t say. But it had to bring a bit of laughter into it. Because it’s so sad, you know.” Even today, there’s a lingering stigma about women who choose to place their children for Read more

Priest’s new film, Cosmic Origins, says physics help prove existence of God

Friday, August 17th, 2012

A new film by philosopher, priest and producer Father Robert Spitzer aims to integrate faith and reason by making the claim that God’s existence can be proved through scientific evidence. “We thought the whole story wasn’t being told in the media about the evidence for God from physics,” the Jesuit priest told CNA. “We’re utterly Read more

Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez talk about ‘The Way’

Friday, October 14th, 2011
The Way - Martin Sheen