- Aug 3, 2020
The Vatican is collaborating in the launch of VatiVision, a new on-demand streaming service aimed at promoting Christian values through film.
Pope Francis has named a layman to head the Vatican’s troubled communications office, the first layman to head a dicastery of the Roman Curia.
When it comes to filmmaking inside the square or on Vatican property, only the Secretariat for Communication decides who gets the green light. They prefer documentaries.
When Wim Wenders first met Pope Francis before shooting the documentary “Pope Francis: A Man of his Word,” the pontiff warmly greeted the German filmmaker before warning Wenders that he is no movie buff.
If you’re sitting on a letter from a pope, even an emeritus one, you’ve really only got two choices about what to do with it. Either you publish the entire thing, or you keep it to yourself.