New film celebrating Year for Priests released in Rome

.- “Alter Christus,” a video on the many aspects of the priesthood, was recently released in Rome.  The film focuses on the life of St. John Vianney as well as priestly identity and celibacy.

The film was released by the organization, “Home of the Mother,” its foundation, “EUK Mamie,” and in collaboration with the Congregation for the Clergy.  According to Sister Maria Luisa Belmonte of Home of the Mother, the film is “centered on the life of St. John Vianney,” and “the topics covered range from the priestly identity to the Sacraments, from celibacy to the mission.”

The film is presented in five languages: English, Spanish, French, Italian and German.

“Alter Christus” includes interviews with Cardinal Claudio Hummes, Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy; Cardinal Antonio Canizares, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments; Cardinal Julian Herranz, President of the Disciplinary Commission of the Roman Curia; Archbishop Mauro Piacenza, Secretary of the Congregation for the Clergy; Abbot Michael John Zielinski, Vice-President of the Commission for the Cultural Heritage of the Church; Msgr. Guido Marini, Pontifical Master of Ceremonies, and several others.

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