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  • Paul VI: The Misunderstood Pope

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    He was the Pope who closed the Second Vatican Council. He led the Catholic Church in the midst of one of its worst crises in history. He steered the course of the Church through the revolution of 1968 that shook the moral basis of a civilization. He was under fire from Lefèbvre fundamentalists, p...

  • Prayer: A Surge of the Heart

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    Finding time to pray can be difficult. Modern life is very busy with so many distractions at every turn, and there's always another job to be done. This inspiring presentation challenges us to make more time for God in our lives and highlights the importance of an ever-deepening life of prayer. I...

  • Rome Reports

    1 season

    Rome Reports is an international TV news agency based in Rome, Italy, featuring programs that cover the Pope and the Vatican.

  • The Face of Mercy (Narrated by Jim Caviezel)

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    Since his election to the papacy, Pope Francis has inspired millions by urging us to embrace mercy, ultimately revealed in the face of Christ. Now comes an extraordinary new film on this powerful message that brings hope, healing, and forgiveness to a broken world. Narrated by Jim Caviezel, The F...

  • Ocean of Mercy

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    At the dawn of the twentieth century, three voices rose up from Poland to proclaim an urgent message, a message powerful enough to alter the course of an age plunging into spiritual darkness.

    Filmed on location in more than twenty cities across Poland and the United States, this true story exami...

  • One Sister's Vocation: Daughters of Saint Paul

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    What is vocational discernment? Why would a young woman consider religious life? What should she do when she feels God calling her? A group of Daughters of St. Paul and young women discerning religious life—gathered in Tempe, Arizona, for Sr. Maria Kim's perpetual profession—explore these questio...

  • Saint Maria Goretti: Fourteen Flowers of Pardon

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    This is the true story of a young virgin's ultimate act of love. On her deathbed, eleven year old Maria Goretti forgave Alessandro Serenelli, the man who mortally stabbed her because she resisted his attempted rape. Alessandro was sentenced to thirty years in prison for murdering Maria, and after...

  • Saint Rita of Cascia: The True Story

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    A compelling docu-drama that tells the whole story of the amazing life of St. Rita of Cascia, the very popular saint who lived in Italy in the 14th century. Famous as the patronness of hopeless situations, St. Rita dealt with many very difficult and tragic events in her life. Through it all she d...

  • Saint Francis of Assisi: His Life and Miracles

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    This new docu-drama on the life and miracles of St. Francis is based on the official writings of Brother Thomas Celano, a close companion and friar with St. Francis who spent many years with the saint. Brother Thomas called Francis an "alter Christos" who was like "a holy mirror of the sanctity o...

  • The Secret of Saint Thérèse

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    Called "the greatest saint of modern times" by Pope St. Pius X, Thérèse of Lisieux lived a hidden life in a Carmelite monastery and died at only twenty-four years old. Yet, her "secret" of sanctity has made her not only a great modern saint, but a Doctor of the Church. She promised to spend her H...

  • The Miracle of Father Kapaun: The Story of an American Spiritual & Military Hero

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    Emil Kapaun—priest, soldier, and Korean War hero—was a rare man. He was awarded posthumously the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military award, and is also being considered by the Vatican for canonization as a saint.

    Just as remarkable are the many non-Catholic witnesses who attest to Fa...

  • Saint Nicholas: The Real Story

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    Everybody knows the story of Santa Claus, the red–suited figure who lives at the North Pole and distributes gifts to good children every Christmas eve. But is there any historical evidence on which this jolly old character is based? Was there a real Santa Claus? To answer that question, host Mark...

  • Soldiers of the Pope

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    For the first time an exclusive visit behind Vatican walls records the history, traditions and daily life of the smallest army in the world, the Swiss Guard, whose duty is to defend the Holy Father at any cost, giving their own lives if necessary. The film captures the highlights of a typical yea...

  • The Shroud of Turin

    1 season

    This is the definitive, most up to date collection of 4 stunning films on the Shroud of Turin that spans 38 years of award-winning filmmaking on the Shroud by acclaimed British film producer and director David Rolfe.

    This incredible collection includes the British Academy Award winning film, Th...

  • Faith of Our Fathers: In Search of the English Martyrs

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    During the English Reformation, hundreds of brave men and women suffered brutal persecution while clinging to the Catholic faith that had been the life of their nation for over a thousand years. Heavy fines, exclusion, and prison sentences were the norm. Some, particularly priests and those who a...

  • Solanus Casey: Priest, Porter, Prophet

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    This extraordinary film explores the heroic life of a remarkable, modern-day mystic, Father Solanus Casey, who was relegated to doing little more than being a simple doorman in his monastery. But God would transform the role his superiors assigned him, appointing it a far greater significance to ...

  • Assisi in Silence

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    During the Second World War, discriminatory laws in Italy forced thousands of Jews to flee their cities in search of safe haven. A few hundred of these refugees, facing dangerous obstacles along the way, reached Assisi, the city of St. Francis. Even with the city under German occupation, all of t...

  • Divine Mercy with Fr. Michael Gaitley

    1 season

    Renowned speaker and author Fr. Michael Gaitley tells the dramatic history of God's love and mercy as interwoven through the transformative message of St. Faustina, the miraculous appearance of Mary at Fatima, the witness of Maximilian Kolbe, and the world-changing papacy of Pope St. John Paul II...

  • Finding Fatima

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    Produced by the award-winning filmmakers of the highly acclaimed feature film The 13th Day, this powerful and in-depth documentary combines archival footage, dramatic reenactments, original interviews with Fatima experts, and stunning visuals to tell the whole story of the apparitions of Our Lady...

  • Fatima: A Message of Hope

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    This movie documents the apparitions of the Virgin Mary to three shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal, from May through October 1917. These incredible events were witnessed by tens of thousands of people and are considered the most prophetic revelations of the 20th Century, including the greates...

  • Fatima: Call To Russia

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    In 1917 three children purportedly had a series of visions of the Virgin Mary in the town of Fatima, Portugal. Among the words that the Virgin spoke to them was a call for the repentance of Russia and a prophecy that if that nation did not repent, it would do great harm to the world. This happene...

  • The Faithful Traveler in Portugal

    1 season

    In The Faithful Traveler in Portugal, Diana and David von Glahn explore some of the many sacred sites that dot the Portuguese landscape. From monasteries and convents to cathedrals and shrines, there is a lot for the faithful traveler to see in this amazing country, beginning with its most famous...

  • Fatima Gems

    1 season

    In celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima, Fatima Gems reveals the gems of Fatima, these beautiful secrets shared by our Blessed Mother to three young children in Fatima, Portugal in 1917.

    Fatima Gems is produced by Array of Hope Films, hosted by author, T...

  • No Greater Love: A Unique Portrait of the Carmelite Nuns

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    After ten years of correspondence, filmmaker Michael Whyte was given unprecedented access to the monastery of the Most Holy Trinity, in London's Notting Hill. The monastery, founded in 1878, is home to the nuns of the Discalced Order of Carmelites, who lead a cloistered life dedicated to prayer, ...