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Jim Wahlberg speaks to CNA in an interview ahead of the premiere of the new film "Jesus Thirsts: The Miracle of the Eucharist" in Orange County, California.

Jim Wahlberg on new film and powerful conversion: Mother Teresa ‘was sent there for me’ 

May 20, 2024

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

“Jesus Thirsts: The Miracle of the Eucharist” is a new film co-produced by Jim Wahlberg that helps viewers rediscover the... Read more

School children read about the life of Blessed Carlo Acutis at the celebration of his new shrine at St. Dominic Parish in Brick, New Jersey. Oct, 1, 2023.

Movie on Blessed Carlo Acutis and his love for the Eucharist opens this weekend

May 17, 2024

By David Ramos

“Eucharistic Miracles: The Heartbeat of Heaven” about Blessed Carlo Acutis and the Eucharistic miracles he studied is showing in theaters... Read more

Jesus Thirsts: The Miracle of the Eucharist will be shown in theaters June 4, 5, and 6, 2024.

New film ‘Jesus Thirsts’ shows transformative power of the Eucharist

Mar 25, 2024

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

“Jesus Thirsts: The Miracle of the Eucharist” will take viewers on a journey to rediscover and revive the importance of... Read more

Cristiana Dell’Anna portrays Mother Cabrini in “Cabrini,” a gripping account of the genesis and early years of the saint’s mission in NewYork City.

‘Cabrini’ actress Cristiana Dell’Anna shares importance of role: ‘It wasn’t just an acting job’

Mar 7, 2024

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

The new movie about the story St. Frances Xavier Cabrini will be released by Angel Studios on International Women’s Day,... Read more

"Cabrini" chronicles the early days of the American mission of Mother Cabrini, Patroness of Immigrants.

‘Cabrini’ celebrates the saint whose trust in Christ changed New York

Mar 6, 2024

By Joseph Pronechen

In movie theaters on March 8, “Cabrini” brings to life the late-19th-century New York City missionary work of the first... Read more

Martin Scorsese attends the National Board of Review 2024 Awards Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on Jan. 11, 2024, in New York City.

Director Martin Scorsese confirms completion of script for ‘A Life of Jesus’

Jan 15, 2024

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Scorsese and filmmaker Kent Jones have finished the screenplay and plan to begin shooting the film, based on Shūsaku Endō’s... Read more

Jacqueline Fritschi-Cornaz as Mother Teresa of Calcutta in the new film "Mother Teresa and Me."

New film ‘Mother Teresa and Me’ portrays the ‘human being behind the saint’

Oct 3, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

For one night only on Oct. 5, the movie will be released by Fathom Events in 800 theaters across the... Read more

Father Michael Trummer, left, and Andrew Hansen produced a documentary, "God is Alive," using two cameras and their cell phones.

New documentary chronicles faith and miracles in the Illinois heartland

Aug 5, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

A layman and a priest went on the road to film inspiring stories of faith about Catholics in their own... Read more

Father Esquibel (Daniel Zovatto) and Father Gabriele Amorth (Russell Crowe) in Screen Gems’ The Pope's Exorcist.

Here’s what real exorcists are saying about Russell Crowe’s Vatican exorcist movie

Mar 24, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

The International Association of Exorcists says the film seems to fall under the category of “splatter cinema,” which it calls... Read more

"Santiago: The Camino Within" is being released for one day only on March 28, 2023.

Beautiful new film on Camino de Santiago pilgrimage is a ‘perfect Lenten meditation’

Mar 21, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

Bishop James Conley called this new film on the Spanish pilgrimage route the “best” movie about the Camino de Santiago... Read more

Jim Caviezel (left) will once again portray Jesus in the new Mel Gibson movie "The Passion of the Christ: Resurrection," which is set to begin production in spring 2023.

Filming of ‘The Passion of the Christ’ sequel set to begin this spring

Jan 15, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

The film “The Passion of the Christ: Resurrection” will focus on the days immediately following Christ’s crucifixion. Read more

Fr. Stuart Long | Mark Wahlberg as Fr. Stu

So, about all those swear words in 'Father Stu': A cleaned-up version is on the way!

Nov 5, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

About 100 profanities were cut from the new version of the Mark Wahlberg film. Read more

“Mother Teresa: No Greater Love” and “Saint Michael: Meet the Angel” are both back in theaters by popular demand.

Two Catholic movies back in theaters for encores after stellar showings

Oct 12, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

American moviegoers will be able to see “Saint Michael: Meet the Angel” in theaters Oct. 12 and Oct. 13 and... Read more

“Padre Pio” director Abel Ferrara poses for a portrait at the Giorgio Franchetti gallery at Ca’ d’Oro in Venice, Italy, on Aug. 22, 2022.

From porn to ‘Padre Pio’: Meet the director who felt drawn to tell the saint’s story

Aug 30, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Abel Ferrara began his movie-making career directing pornogaphy. Now he’s making a movie about Padre Pio. Read more

Fr. Stuart Long | Mark Wahlberg as Fr. Stu

Father Stu honored as Catholic award finalist after Mark Wahlberg movie

Aug 23, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Father Stu Long, the Montana boxer-turned-priest known for his dramatic conversion, is the only finalist not alive today. Read more

A detail from a poster for the Don Bosco Global Film Festival.

Salesians asked young people to make short films about hope. They got a big response

Nov 16, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The inaugural Don Bosco Global Film Festival has received more than 1,500 entries. Read more

Co-producer Angelo Libutti directs a scene of the feeding of the 5000.

‘Eucharistic Miracles’ movie begins filming, seeks extras and financial support to complete project

Nov 1, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

On a cold and windy October day, 171 volunteers showed up in the mountains of Tehachapi, California, to be extras... Read more

Courtesy photo.

Saint Paul film highlights Christian hope in the face of persecution

Mar 23, 2018

By Courtney Mares

Actors and filmmakers at the red carpet premiere of “Paul Apostle of Christ” said the film’s portrayal of Christian persecution... Read more

Can the Beatitudes inspire great cinema? These filmmakers think so.

Oct 22, 2017

Cinematic reflections on the Eight Beatitudes of the Sermon on the Mount will be the focus of a movie project... Read more

Blessed Roger Wrenno.

Relaunch of English martyrs film brings stories to US audience

May 1, 2014

By Carl Bunderson

“Faith of Our Fathers,” a powerful 2013 film telling stories of the Catholic martyrs of the English Reformation, has been... Read more