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  • ‘Ben-Hur’ remake stresses reconciliation, producer says

    ‘Ben-Hur’ remake stresses reconciliation, producer says

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    • Aug 19, 2016

    A producer of the latest “Ben Hur” remake, which opens today, says, “My faith is important to me as a Catholic and I feel that the values in this film are important and valuable .. in a world that’s uncertain, with fear and confusion, the central themes of forgiveness and reconciliation are needed now more than ever.”

  • Where are Hollywood’s good Catholic characters?

    Where are Hollywood’s good Catholic characters?

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    • Aug 10, 2016

    The biggest issue with how Hollywood portrays people of faith today is simply that it overwhelmingly doesn’t, even though 83 percent of Americans identify as Christian. Religion is basically ignored, even where it would be reasonable to expect it.

  • Let’s face it, Hollywood’s got a ‘religion problem’

    Let’s face it, Hollywood’s got a ‘religion problem’

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    • Aug 9, 2016

    Issues of representation and diversity in Hollywood films have gotten enough attention to ensure that most people are at least somewhat aware of such concerns and questions. Yet at least one area of representation is disproportionately ignored: how Hollywood deals with religious belief and identity, including Catholicism.

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