Throughout the course of his public ministry, Jesus knew both the adoration and desertion of the crowds. Today, just as 2,000 years ago, the gospel asks a question that demands an answer: Will we follow? This video illustrates this truth through the dynamic lens of a 21st-century social network.
The Vatican has called a meeting with bloggers from around the world on May 2, the day after the beatification of John Paul II. It will consist of two sessions meant to share experiences with representatives of the Church and the Vatican to learn first hand the needs of the blogging community.
A student has sued a school district over being disciplined for sharing his faith on campus. Read more in this article.
From now on it is prohibited to use the voice of the pope for commercial purposes. The Vatican created this new law to avoid the abuse of Benedict XVI's voice, as well as the voice of previous popes, for purposes that the Vatican say would violate the “honor, reputation, respect and prestige of the Pope.”
Oscar nominated director Roland Joffe sat down recently to speak about his latest film 'There be Dragons', a story set during the Spanish Civil war about the life of St Josemaria Escriva. Roland Joffe, who is an agnostic, explains what drew him to create a film on the life of a Catholic Saint.
The director Roland Joffé traveled to Rome to present his film on St. Josemaria Escriva at the Vatican. The film takes place during the Spanish Civil War. A story of jealousy, forgiveness and a civil war that has a defining role for St. Josemaría Escrivá. Watch this video for an interview with Roland Joffé!
Officially, 290,000 pilgrims have signed up to attend the upcoming 2011 World Youth Day in Madrid. Organizers predict that 2 million people will attend the August 16-21 events. For this reason, WYD planners are asking those who wish to come to WYD 2011 to sign up through the official website. The event is also being promoted on social networks around the world!
A new movie set in the Spanish Civil War and featuring the themes of saintliness and betrayal, love and hatred, forgiveness and violence and also finding meaning in every day life, will be released in around the world in coming months.
'The Adjustment Bureau' is one of the most specifically theological movies in recent years. The problem is... it's pretty bad theology! The film tells the story of Matt Damon, a politician who falls in love with a woman 'Elise'. However when a group of men - or angels - inform him that being with Elise is not part of 'The Plan', Matt Damon refuses to accept his fate. The story is therefore set up as a battle between fate and freedom.
The organizers of WYD Madrid have unveiled a new competition for pilgrims. If you think you can direct a film... produce a 90 second audio-visual clip about WYD. The best videos will be screened on site in Madrid, as well as worldwide, during the estimated 20 hours of time pilgrims are expected to be waiting on the Pope's arrival.
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