Catholicism series: “I hope this is a shot in the arm that reinvigorates Catholics’ sense of faith.”

The Rev. Robert Barron opens his documentary “Catholicism” with words one might expect to hear from a skeptic or scholar, not from a Roman Catholic priest. He calls Jesus a strange and dangerous historical figure and alludes to his potentially divisive nature.

After all, you’re either with him or against him, right?

“I wanted to get people’s attention and draw their attention to the fact that Jesus is a very distinctive and disturbing figure because of the claims he makes about himself and the claims the church makes about him,” said Barron, 51. “He’s not just another bland spiritual teacher among many.”

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“…living proof that abortion is not the answer to an unwanted pregnancy.”

The documentary, “A Voice for Life,” tells the story of one woman’s experience and her journey across the country to speak out against abortion.

Ohden says that in 1977, her mother underwent a saline infusion abortion, a method common at that time in ending late-term pregnancies. Ohden survived the procedure, the filmmakers say, although she weighed less than three pounds. A nurse noticed she was alive and began caring for her.

According to the film, her adoptive parents later were told she would not likely live long, and that if she did, she would suffer physical or mental defects.

Today, Ohden is a healthy, thriving woman who travels the country speaking to audiences and testifying on abortion bills before legislatures. Her message of life, hope and love is directed at women facing unwanted pregnancies or who regret having an abortion.

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PBS “Frontline” to document Jesuit clergy abuse aftermath in Alaska

The show, titled “The Silence,” investigates the sexual abuse by Catholic and Jesuit personnel in a region that today wrestles with alcohol abuse, suicide and domestic violence.

Through the voice of victims, the documentary tells the story of routine sexual abuse of Alaska Native children in St. Michael and other villages in the 1960s and ’70s. The crime was kept secret for a generation and initially denied by the church as victims began to come forward in lawsuits in the mid-2000s.

The PBS show bookends earlier news reports on survivor’s stories by following church officials back to St. Michael for a series of court-mandated meetings between Kettler, victims and their families.

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Editor’s note: The documentary is scheduled to air on April 19. Check your local listings for times.

Dirty Little Secret: Selling Your Egg Cells To Fertility Clinics Can Be (Very) Hazardous To Health.

A few years ago, Alexandra, a doctorate student, decided that selling her eggs to a fertility clinic was the perfect way to get an extra $3,000 she needed to pay for her tuition.

But then “things went south,” she recalls in “Eggsploitation,” a new documentary on the health hazards of paid egg donation. Alexandra and two other women, identified only by their first names, say their experiences with egg donation led to hospitalizations, ovary loss, stroke and possibly cancer.

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Archbishop Fulton Sheen returns to silver screen in new documentary

Denver, Colo., Jul 24, 2010 / 08:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A documentary on the life of Archbishop Fulton Sheen is being shown in pre-release screenings across the country, as part of an effort to raise awareness of the late archbishop, whose cause for sainthood is currently underway.

The hour-long documentary, entitled, “Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen: Servant of All,” offers both entertainment and a powerful message of evangelization as it follows the life of the famous archbishop (1895-1979). The video includes the testimonies of dozens of individuals who were touched by the life of the archbishop. It also shows footage from his popular television program, “Life is Worth Living.”

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“Expelled” – the movie – 6th place so far, for documentary films.

EXPELLED: NO INTELLIGENCE ALLOWED

“Expelled” – the movie – 6th place so far for documentary films.

Shows how teachers and professors get fired and have careers ruined because they believe in God and challenge Darwin.

We have been fed propaganda for many years and they get away with it.

Everyone must see this film.

Pass it around.

There’s a small minority of atheists out there and they are winning.

Pass it around – go see it.-

Expelled – by Ben Stein

Check it out:
http://www.boxofficemojo.com/genres/chart/?id=politicaldoc.htm

I saw it – scary – it’s scary what happens when liars control the
media. Through the Internet we can fight them.

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