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“I’m delighted – if that’s the right word – to see this morning…”

As I was doing the first triage on my email, culling with sangfroid, I saw in the list an article alert from The Catholic Thing to which all you readers should subscribe.  I saw “The Devil, You Say” by Francis X. … Read More

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VIDEO: Trailer for Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce as Benedict XVI and Francis in upcoming ‘The Two Popes’

Well, this is going to be … interesting. It will be interesting to see if their portrayal of Benedict (Hopkins is a great actor) is anything like the real Benedict. Back in the day, I had an awful lot of … Read More

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REVIEW: Movie “Risen” is a “resurrection mystery” and a reflection on death

I went to see Risen yesterday. It starts like a mystery novel/show, but not a murder mystery. It’s a resurrection mystery. Its starting point is the mystery surrounding the whereabouts of the body of Jesus of Nazareth, which could become a … Read More

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RISEN – New movie about the Resurrection from the view of a non-believer

A new movie will soon be released. Here are a couple trailers. I, for one, look forward to seeing it.

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Something fun for the consistory: The Cardinal… locations

Here is something fun for dire times.  In honor of the consistory, I will share something sent to me by a priest friend, Fr. Robert Guessetto, OSA, in Rome. Most of you know, I am sure, the Otto Preminger movie … Read More

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MOVIE – When The Game Stands Tall – ACTION ITEM!

When I was at the recent Napa Institute Conference, we were offered an early screening of the new movie with Jim Caviezel called When The Game Stands Tall.  I wrote at that time: I saw an advance screening of a movie with Jim … Read More

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REVIEW: Movie “Persecuted”

This is a public service announcement. I prefer to be kind about Christian movies.  That said, save yourself some irritation.  The newly released “Persecuted” isn’t good. “Persecution” addresses a theme which I think is real: there is/will be persecution of … Read More

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Solemn Mass ’45 style!

A reader sent me a note with a link to a movie (the whole thing on YouTube) called Christmas Holiday 1944. From about minute 18 you will find a Solemn Mass. Very nice. New Evangelization! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5UFSZay18go&feature=player_embedded

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October Baby for October

October is a month when we have a lot of pro-life activities and focus. I bring to your attention that the movie October Baby is available on DVD and Blu-Ray now. US DVD HERE BLURAY HERE UK DVD HERE BLURAY HERE  

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Movie “For Greater Glory” is now available on DVD and Blue-Ray

The movie about the Cristeros, For Greater Glory, is now available on DVD and Blue-Ray. I haven’t seen it, but I hear it is good. UK HERE.

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REVIEW: October Baby (Fr. Z says you should see it)

I understand that the movie October Baby may expand into more theaters this weekend. I managed to see the movie recently and I recommend it highly. I won’t say much about it so that you may have the pleasure. Fr. … Read More

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If Easter is coming, it time to bash the Catholic Church.

Remember… if Easter is near, its the season to bash the Catholic Church. Before Easter and before the beatification of Pope John Paul we are seeing the uptick in anti-Catholic gestures saved up by the MSM precisely for this period. … Read More

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