- Jul 8, 2020
The appeal of a new documentary on St. John Paul II’s role in the fall of communism reaches beyond Soviet-era history buffs or those already familiar with this aspect of John Paul II’s papacy. In an era hungry for spiritual giants, John Paul is someone parents can point to for their children and say unequivocally, “This is what courage, faith and compassion look like. This is what they can do.”
The diverse community of film lovers and film writers at Arts & Faith recently put out a list of the top 25 films on the theme of mercy, and while viewing them may not directly reshape the drift of an increasingly merciless world, it might change your outlook if you watch thoughtfully.