- May 26, 2020
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.
If you met Dorothy Day, you were changed, said panelists at a Jan. 27 discussion following an advance screening of a new documentary, “Revolution of the Heart: The Dorothy Day Story,” which profiles the co-founder of the Catholic Worker Movement.
A powerful new documentary on sex trafficking, being shown in select theaters Jan. 23 only and then for a month at churches that sign up to host a screening, makes its intentions clear from the outset.