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‘Paul, Apostle of Christ’ powerfully portrays the apostle to the gentiles


The film, “Paul, Apostle of Christ,” well expresses what its title proclaims. Paul’s extreme faithfulness in reflecting the love of Christ is well delineated in this film. In seeing this film, the viewer learns of Christ’s impact upon Paul’s life and learns of Paul’s loving faithfulness to Christ even as he awaits martyrdom as a…

CNS movie review: ‘The Tribunal’

NEW YORK — The annulment process provides the unusual courtroom setting for the romantic drama “The Tribunal” (Freestyle). While the movie’s Catholic values are strong, they come filtered through some faulty filmmaking. Divorced musician Joe Seacker (Chris Petty) pursues a decree of nullity so that he can wed his devout girlfriend, Emily Vanderslice (Laura Mock).…