The Stone Churches of Matera

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Matera is a small town in southern Italy famous for two things: its astonishing rock churches (named a Unesco World Heritage Site in 1993) and its poverty. There is hardly an electric light or a wire in sight. The panorama, the hollow cave-rooms gaping like empty eye sockets and shadowy rupestral churches still decorated with […]

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Nicaea: An Inspirational Epic Movie in the Making

Following in the tradition of Mel Gibson’s groundbreaking masterpiece The Passion of Christ, the film Nicaea promises to be the second in what I hope will be a growing trend in the cinematic presentations of the divine and human drama of the 2000-year history of the Roman Catholic Church. The executive producer and driving force […]

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