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Catholic celebrities - Latest News
Feb 28, 2018 - 04:00 pm .- “Passion of the Christ” star Jim Caviezel told CNA that he relied on scripture, daily Mass and the rosary to portray holiness on the big screen in “Paul, the Apostle of Christ.”
Feb 1, 2018 - 07:00 pm .- It has been more that a decade since Jim Caviezel played Jesus in the “Passion of the Christ.” This spring, he’ll play St. Luke in another major religious film, “Paul, the Apostle of Christ,” opening in theaters on March 28.
Apr 30, 2017 - 04:48 pm .- Actor Jim Caviezel has starred in Hollywood hits from “The Count of Monte Cristo” to “The Thin Red Line.” But he is best known for playing Jesus in Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ,” an experience that he says affected him very deeply and spiritually. In a new interview, Caviezel talks about the importance of his Catholic faith, the lasting impact that “The Passion” has had on his life, and his special devotion to the Virgin Mary.
Aug 22, 2014 - 02:02 am .- Actor Gary Sinise's respect and admiration for military men and women goes far beyond his role as Lieutenant Dan in the popular 1993 film, “Forrest Gump.”
May 7, 2013 - 04:02 am .- Mother Dolores Hart, the woman who left her movie career to become a Benedictine nun, has released a new biography explaining her shift from a rising star in Hollywood to life as a cloistered religious.
Oct 1, 2011 - 11:29 am .- John Wayne for many was a Hollywood legend who symbolized true masculinity and American values. To Fr. Matthew Muñoz, though, he was simply “granddaddy.”
Nov 10, 2010 - 04:04 pm .- Director Emilio Estevez and his father, Martin Sheen, have debuted their new film, “The Way,” in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. The movie, which focuses on the Way of St. James, is being dubbed “the great film of the Year of St. James.”
Apr 5, 2010 - 08:14 pm .- Neal McDonough, a devout Catholic family man known to the American public as one of the characters from “Band of Brothers” and the bad guy on “Desperate Housewives,” has been suddenly replaced three days into the filming of ABC's new series, “Scoundrels” last week, apparently for reasons of faith and principles.
Oct 1, 2009 - 03:00 am .- Mexican movie star Eduardo Verástegui on Wednesday visited Gatesville Prison in Gatesville, Texas to tell prisoners how acting in the movie Bella inspired him to change his way of life and gave him a second chance.
Sep 24, 2008 - 03:34 pm .- The movie star Eduardo Verástegui has recorded a special video message to encourage Hispanic voters in the U.S. to put an end to abortion and to expose the radical abortion position of presidential candidate Barack Obama.
Oct 5, 2005 - 11:00 pm .- Hollywood star Mickey Rourke insists his strong commitment to Roman Catholicism has saved him from slipping back into his formerly chaotic lifestyle. He made these comments to British gossip magazine Female First.
Nov 15, 2004 - 10:00 pm .- Expressing his surprise upon learning of the making of a movie about his life, Pope John Paul II left the Polish actor who plays his part in the film speechless on meeting with him. The movie, entitled “Karol Wojtyla: the story of a man who became Pope,” is set to be screened on Italian television early next year.
Mar 14, 2004 - 10:00 pm .- The actor who played Jesus in Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ” says he is not worried about what the press and others say about him and his Catholic faith. In an exclusive interview with the Catholic News Agency after receiving the Imago Dei Award from the Archdiocese of Denver last week, Jim Caviezel said he is aware of the attempt of some people in the media to taint Catholic actors and turn them into religious zealots.