Father Stuart Long

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Mark Wahlberg starts as Father Stuart Long in "Father Stu: Reborn."

‘There is power in suffering’: Meet the bishop who ordained the real-life Father Stu

Feb 4, 2023

By Aaron Lambert

Father Stuart Long was ordained a priest by Bishop George Leo Thomas in 2007 after God took the crooked lines... 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

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

Fr. Stuart Long | Mark Wahlberg as Fr. Stu

The real story of Father Stuart Long, portrayed in "Father Stu" movie by Mark Wahlberg

Apr 13, 2022

By Autumn Jones

Father Stuart Long, who was a priest of the Diocese of Helena, is the main character of "Fr. Stu" in... Read more

L-R: Actor Mel Gibson, writer and director Rosalind Ross, Raymond Arroyo of EWTN’s ‘The World Over’ and actor and producer Mark Wahlberg smile in Culver City, California, on March 22, 2022.

Mel Gibson, Mark Wahlberg talk about 'Father Stu' — and the 'Passion of the Christ' sequel

Apr 8, 2022

By CNA Staff

Raymond Arroyo, host of "The World Over" on EWTN, spoke with actors Mark Wahlberg and Mel Gibson and screenwriter and... Read more

Stuart Long (Mark Wahlberg) in Columbia Pictures' Father Stu.

Mark Wahlberg: Upcoming film about Helena priest Father Stu aims to inspire

Feb 10, 2022

By CNA Staff

An upcoming film about a rough-and-tumble Montana priest has the potential to inspire every person to consider a relationship with... Read more