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Arts & CultureFilm
Jim McDermott
While the path to creating a great story about Jesus is filled with good intentions, there are also a lot of landmines.
Pope Francis on the left shakes hands with Martin Scorsese in the center and Helen Morris Scorsese on the right in a daylight hall at the Vatican.
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service
Catholic artists, poets, writers and filmmakers serve the church not by trying to “domesticate” Christ but by helping people challenge and expand their knowledge of the Lord, Pope Francis said.
An actor depicting a Catholic brother appears on screen
Gina Christian - OSV News
Actor Shia LaBeouf portrays St. Pio of Pietrelcina in the new drama “Padre Pio,” which premiered at last year’s Venice Film Festival and will be released in U.S. theaters and on demand June 2.
Arts & CulturePodcasts
A discussion about the documentary “Join or Die,” “a film about why you should join a club — and why the fate of America depends on it.“
a sign reading strike! no contract no script
Arts & CultureIdeas
Jim McDermott
I would like to offer three anecdotes from my life that I hope will speak to what the Writers Guild of America is fighting for and why Catholics should care.
russell crowe as father amorth blesses a man who is possessed by a demon with a small icon in his hand, the scene is dark with candles lit behind the two characters in the movie still
Deepa Bharath - Associated Press
In "The Pope's Exorcist," the story of Fr. Gabriele Amorth, known as "the James Bond of exorcists," is told with Russell Crowe as the main figure. It appears in theatres Friday, April 14.