Posts Tagged ‘Spencer Tracy’

Why Hollywood turned against Catholic priests Comments 0

Monday, September 25th, 2017

In film history, the priest has been among the most common and enduring characters, and to a large extent has been played by actors of Catholic background. From the 1930s, Catholics were prominent in Hollywood, whether actors such as Spencer Tracy and James Cagney or directors like John Ford and Leo McCarey. Producers turned to Read more

Boys Town founder Fr Flanagan’s cause goes to Rome Comments 0

Friday, June 26th, 2015

The cause for the sainthood of Fr Edward Flanagan, the priest who founded Boys Town, is heading for Rome. The Omaha Archdiocese in Nebraska closed the diocesan phase of the investigation with a June 18 Mass at St Cecilia’s Cathedral. The notary for the diocesan tribunal investigating the cause said he was struck by stories Read more