Clare and Francis
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From Italian film company Lux Vide, the producers of Maria Goretti and St. John Bosco, comes this new epic feature film on the lives of St. Clare and St. Francis of Assisi. Shot on location in Italy, stars Mary Petruolo and Ettore Bassi give inspiring and moving performances as Clare, the daughter of a patrician family, and Francis, the son of a rich merchant, who leave all to follow Christ. Both founded major religious orders and together they inspired many to follow their radical call to live the Gospel. English and Italian language, Spanish & English subtitles.
200 minutes, $24.95 Buy Clare and Francis now on !
16 page booklet by Tim Drake with study questions, biographies of St. Clare and St. Francis, and resource list
Behind the scenes featurette and a special “Making of Clare and Francis” featurette
The Pope of Peace
From the makers of Pope John Paul II and Saint Rita comes this inspiring feature film on Blessed Pope John XXIII starring Ed Asner. Shot on location in Italy, this movie tells the whole life story of John XXIII from his youth to the papacy. Elected supposedly as an “interim Pope” who would just keep the status quo and listen to the advisers around him, John XXIII proved to be his own man when he surprised the Church and world by calling for the Second Vatican Council. Also stars Claude Rich, Sydne Rome, Massimo Ghini, and Franco Interlenghi. English and Italian language, Spanish & English subtitles.
200 minutes, $24.95 Buy John XXIII now on !
16 page booklet by Carl E. Olson with study questions, biography of Blessed John XXIII, and resource list
Special documentary film with renowned Catholic Historian James Hitchcock, and Fr. Mitch Pacwa, SJ, on Blessed John XXIII and Vatican II.
Pope Benedict XVI
A Love Affair with the Truth
The first in-depth biographical documentary film on the life of Pope Benedict XVI, from his childhood in Bavaria, Germany to his papacy as the Vicar of Christ. It includes unique film footage of his youthful days, his ordination to the priesthood, his consecration as Bishop, elevation to Cardinal, his work as head of the CDF and a close colleague of Pope John Paul II, his election as Pope, and what he has accomplished so far in his first three years of his papacy. This film reveals the real Joseph Ratzinger, a man who always sought and loved the truth, and has combined a brilliant mind with the pastoral heart of a shepherd in love with his flock. Includes Bonus Feature film footage of the highlights of the Pope’s recent visit to the USA.
56 minutes, $19.95 Buy Pope Benedict XVI now on !