Tagged: Documentary

Pope Francis’s own words

Last month, PBS launched its second season of the documentary series In their Own Words, with the first episode focused on Pope Francis. It offers some interesting perspectives on the pope and commentary by figures such as NBC journalist Anne...

Pope Francis’s own words

How to watch the “Francesco” documentary, Oct 25-31

UPDATE 11/1/2020 Although the window for viewing Francesco through the Savannah film festival has passed, we are still receiving messages from people who want to see the film. We’re not entirely certain about the details of other streaming opportunities, and I...

How to watch the “Francesco” documentary, Oct 25-31

The futility of “Explaining the pope away”

Signs of an all-too familiar pattern are appearing.  The narrative that the pope didn’t really say what he said seems to be developing in some conservative Catholic circles. We’re still in the midst of the media circus after Pope Francis...

The futility of “Explaining the pope away”

What goes on inside the Vatican walls?

This week, Inside the Vatican, a documentary produced by the BBC aired on PBS (it aired in Great Britain before Christmas). The review for US Catholic describes it as “offering tantalizing peeks into spaces no tourist can access and revealing...

What goes on inside the Vatican walls?