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Netflix highlights the fire at the Cathedral of Notre Dame in France in 2019 in which the crown of thorns that the Roman soldiers placed on the Lord’s head was almost lost in a new series called “Mysteries of the Faith.”

Did you know that Netflix has a series on Catholic relics called ‘Mysteries of the Faith’?

Feb 4, 2024

By Andrés Henríquez

“Mysteries of Faith” is a Netflix series that explores the history and meaning of the relics of the saints and... Read more

From the Netflix documentary series, "Vatican Girl: The Disappearance of Emanuela Orlandi"

Italian Senate launches inquiry into disappearance of Vatican Girl and another missing teen

Nov 10, 2023

By Courtney Mares

Emanuela Orlandi, the teenage daughter of an envoy of the Prefecture of the Papal Household, disappeared June 22, 1983, after... Read more

From the Netflix documentary series, "Vatican Girl: The Disappearance of Emanuela Orlandi"

Netflix series ‘Vatican Girl’ offers up conspiracy theories in the style of Dan Brown

Oct 20, 2022

By Zelda Caldwell

The true-crime documentary series suggests, among other theories, that “someone close to the pope” may have been involved in the... Read more

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NGO names ‘Dirty Dozen’ top contributors to sexual exploitation

Feb 23, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) on Tuesday announced its annual “Dirty Dozen” ranking of the top mainstream contributors... Read more

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Texas grand jury indicts Netflix for 'Cuties'

Oct 6, 2020

Netflix has been indicted by a grand jury in Texas on charges of “lewd visual material” in the film “Cuties.”... Read more

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Netflix sees cancelations spike after 'Cuties' controversy

Sep 18, 2020

Controversy surrounding the film “Cuties” has led to Netflix subscribers cancelling the service at eight times the normal rate, an... Read more

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After Netflix apologizes for ‘inappropriate’ film poster, theologian says Cuties movie is unacceptable

Aug 20, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

Netflix has apologized after a poster advertising an upcoming film was accused of normalizing pedophilia. But one theologian told CNA... Read more

Study finds nearly 30% spike in male teen suicide following Netflix release of ‘13 Reasons Why’

Jun 7, 2019

When the Netflix series ‘13 Reasons Why’, which features teen suicide, first aired in 2017, mental health professionals expressed concerns... Read more

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What Catholics can learn from ‘Tidying Up with Marie Kondo’

Jan 20, 2019

By Michelle La Rosa

"Does it spark joy?" That question has become a rallying cry for fans of Japanese cleaning guru Marie Kondo, whose... Read more

'13 Reasons Why' could influence suicidal teens, says study

Nov 23, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

A new study from the University of Michigan warns that the popular--and controversial--Netflix show “13 Reasons Why” could influence teens... Read more

Archdiocese speaks ahead of Netflix series on murdered nun

May 17, 2017

No one knows who killed Sister Catherine Ann Cesnik.  Read more

Catholic leaders urge extreme caution for new Netflix series

Apr 21, 2017

By Mary Farrow

It’s only been out for a few weeks, but that’s enough time for “13 Reasons Why” to have become the... Read more