- Aug 9, 2020
“Flannery,” a documentary about the life and writings of Catholic writer Flannery O’Connor, opens in select virtual cinemas nationwide July 17.
Pope Francis has named an apostolic administrator for a Polish diocese that came under scrutiny in a documentary investigating the current bishop’s reported lack and delay of action in responding to accusations of the abuse of minors.
Sister Judith Ann Zielinski was surprised when she learned a cause for canonization had been opened to consider making Nicholas Black Elk a saint of the Catholic Church.
‘Hide and Seek’, produced by brothers Marek and Tomasz Sekielski, documents not only the sexual abuse of children within the Church in Poland, but also the abuse of power by the Church hierarchy.
After receiving high ratings, a BBC documentary on the Pontifical Scots College is being made available online for an extended period. “Priest School” aired on BBC Scotland on April 19 and received the highest audience for any digital channel in Scotland – 80,000 people and an 8 percent share.
For the upcoming PBS special “Inside the Vatican,” a crew from the BBC spent a year going inside talking with clerics and laity doing jobs of importance — including the gardeners and the “pietrini,” the crew that keeps St. Peter’s Basilica spotless.