- Jan 18, 2020
Just weeks after the premiere of “The Two Popes” on Netflix, a new take on the idea of dueling pontiffs is about to show itself.
A West Virginia high school has won a video contest aimed at raising awareness of the dangers of prescription painkiller abuse.
The U.S. bishops had a hand in how movies were rated until the 1980s.
The once influential Catholic film office had been able to get Hollywood studios to change content in movies it deemed morally offensive for decades, but that power was extinguished as the 1970s rolled into the 1980s.
With the release of a film biography of Blessed Franz Jagerstatter, the conscientious objector who was martyred by the Nazis, Orbis Books is reissuing its 10-year-old collection of the Austrian farmer’s letters and other writings from prison.
A Catholic writer first wrote a nonfiction book called “The Two Popes,” then was commissioned to write its fictional screenplay, which centers on fly-on-the-wall conversations between Pope Francis (Jonathan Pryce) and retired Pope Benedict XVI (Anthony Hopkins).