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"Cabrini" tells the true story of Francesca Cabrini, also known as St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, and will be released by Angel Studios on International Women’s Day, March 8, 2024.

New film about Mother Cabrini ‘transformative,’ director says

Jan 28, 2024

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

After great box office success with “Sound of Freedom,” Catholic filmmaker Alejandro Monteverde is now telling the remarkable story of... Read more

“Jonathan and Jesus” docuseries with actor Jonathan Roumie.

In new docuseries ‘Jonathan and Jesus,’ actor Jonathan Roumie shares impact of playing Jesus

Jan 16, 2024

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

The Catholic actor is joined by other notable names in a new four-part docuseries about the role Jesus has played... Read more

Catholic speaker John O’Leary stands on the set of “On Fire,” his biographical movie, on Dec. 8, 2023.

Catholic speaker John O’Leary gets the Hollywood treatment of his life story

Dec 28, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

The film about John O’Leary’s extraordinary life and recovery wrapped up at the Shrine of St. Joseph in downtown St.... Read more

Scene from "It's a Wonderful Life"

8 classic Christmas movies to watch with your family this year

Dec 22, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

If you’re a Catholic parent looking for a classic Christmas movie — especially a classic that’s appropriate and enjoyable for... Read more

A photo of a scene from "Christmas with The Chosen: The Messengers," a Christmas special released in December 2021.

‘The Chosen’ Christmas special is a ‘beautiful experience,’ show’s creator says

Nov 1, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

On Nov. 1 the hit Christian series “The Chosen” released the trailer to its upcoming Christmas special, one that will... Read more

A still from the movie "Free."

‘A cinematic meditation’: Catholic film on religious life in U.S. theaters Nov. 2

Oct 31, 2023

By Courtney Mares

A new documentary on Catholic religious life will be shown in movie theaters across the U.S. for a one-night release... Read more

Mother Teresa around the year 1994.

New film about Mother Teresa ignites controversy over saint’s ‘spiritual struggle’

Oct 4, 2023

By Daniel Payne

Father Brian Kolodiejchuk said the film’s writer and director committed "grave errors" in claiming that Mother Teresa had “lost her... Read more

The American actor and director Sylvester Stallone met with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Sept. 8, 2023.

Pope Francis meets ‘Rocky’ actor Sylvester Stallone at Vatican

Sep 8, 2023

By Hannah Brockhaus

The “Rocky” actor met the pope in the Apostolic Palace together with his brother, his wife, and their three daughters. Read more

Actor Jim Caviezel; Tim Ballard, whom Caviezel portrays in the movie “Sound of Freedom”; and Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy answer questions at a screening of the movie on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., July 25, 2023.

‘Sound of Freedom’ screening on Capitol Hill sparks call to track missing children in U.S.

Jul 28, 2023

By Martin Barillas

Members of Congress recently viewed the popular anti-trafficking film, after which producer Eduardo Verástegui proposed draft legislation. Read more

Photo from a scene in "Sound of Freedom," released in theaters on July 4, 2023.

‘Sound of Freedom’ makes history at the box office

Jul 18, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

The independent, crowd-sourced film that no major studio wanted to touch continues to over-perform thanks to the support of millions. Read more

Jonathan Roumie portrays Jesus in the series "The Chosen"

‘The Chosen’ series gets waiver to continue filming during strike

Jul 17, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

Filming of the fourth season of the series about Jesus is expected to be completed in about two weeks. Read more

Eduardo Verástegui attends "Familia y Entretenimiento" press conference as a part of second day of XIV World Congress of Families Mexico 2022 at Expo Santa Fe México on Oct. 1, 2022, in Mexico City.

Why does producer Eduardo Verástegui consider ‘Sound of Freedom’ success a miracle?

Jul 13, 2023

By Walter Sanchez Silva

“Sound of Freedom” ranked first at the box office on its opening day in U.S. theaters on July 4. Read more

Scene from "Sound of Freedom" starring Jim Caviezel, out in theaters on July 4, 2023.

Jim Caviezel: ‘Sound of Freedom’ is ‘best film I’ve done since “The Passion of the Christ”’

Jun 15, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

The actor spoke to CNA about his new film, which tells the true story of a federal agent who has... Read more

The one-year-old “What Is A Woman?” documentary by The Daily Wire's Matt Walsh has amassed more than 177 million views in less than a week on Twitter.

‘What Is A Woman?’ just passed 177 million views on Twitter. Why did it go viral?

Jun 7, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The Daily Wire’s one-year-old film starring Matt Walsh has racked up millions of views recently on social media. What’s behind... Read more

"Padre Pio," starring Shia LaBeouf, airs in theaters June 2, 2023.

New ‘Padre Pio’ film is a human look at the famous saint, filmmakers say

Jun 1, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

Actor Shia LaBeouf says he leaned on the saint’s famous motto anytime things were difficult while making the film: Pray,... Read more

Actor, director, screenwriter, and producer Emilio Estevez talks with Raymond Arroyo in a May 11, 2023, interview on “The World Over with Raymond Arroyo.”

Missed the rerelease of Emilio Estevez’s ‘The Way’? There’s still a chance to see it

May 18, 2023

By Tina Dennelly

If you missed the one-day-only rerelease of “The Way” on Tuesday, May 16, you will still have another chance to... Read more

Aidan Gallagher, director of EWTN Ireland, receives a blessing for the film “Faith of Our Fathers” from Pope Francis after the pope’s general audience May 3, 2023.

New EWTN film about Catholic priest in hiding receives blessing from Pope Francis

May 13, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

The film “Faith of Our Fathers” was recently shown at the Vatican to an international audience. Read more

Shia LaBeouf and Brother Alexander Rodriguez, a real Franciscan friar who makes an appearance in the film, are close friends in real life.

Shia LaBeouf stars in ‘Padre Pio’ film to be released June 2

Mar 29, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

The actor Shia LaBeouf, who plays the role of Padre Pio, spent four months living with Capuchin friars while preparing... Read more

The Knights of Columbus film "In Solidarity with Ukraine" will have a six-week run on ABC-affiliated stations starting Feb. 26.

Knights of Columbus’ new film on humanitarian crisis in Ukraine: Here’s how to watch

Feb 25, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

The documentary film “In Solidarity with Ukraine” premieres Feb. 26 and will run for six weeks on ABC-affiliated stations across... Read more

Pope Francis met with members of a film foundation established by the Italian bishops’ conference on Feb. 20, 2023.

Pope Francis encourages filmmakers to ‘reawaken wonder’

Feb 20, 2023

By Courtney Mares

A good movie has the power to inspire wonder and to evangelize by reflecting the beauty of God’s creation, Pope... Read more