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Hollywood normally does a poor job of portraying religion or comprehending regular religious practice, especially when it comes to Christianity. Why don’t they try to understand the culture? […] Read More

VATICAN CITY (RNS) The official Vatican newspaper has praised two recent Hollywood movies for showing the ethical downsides of sperm donation. In the lead article in the Saturday (April 9) edition of L’Osservatore Romano, Carlo Bellieni writes in “When Cinema Tells the Truth” that the movies, both released in 2010, reflect “many doubts and misgivings” […] Read More

Washington should not legislate smoking on the silver screen, says the man who manages motion picture interests. “I don’t believe that whatever the director does ought to incite the intervention of the government in any form,” Jack Valenti, CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America, told the Senate Commerce Committee last Tuesday, according to […] Read More