Catholic Influence on Motion Pictures
Catholic influence on film - Part 1
As news professionals at Catholic News Service prepare to celebrate the organization's 100th year in operation in 2020, they are taking a look back at the origins of Catholic influence over the motion picture industry and how that continues to impact their readers and film enthusiasts.
Catholic influence on film - Part 2
Members of the Catholic film office discovered in the early 20th century they had great power over Hollywood movie producers and could command a moral authority over content.
Catholic influence on film - Part 3
As Catholic audiences embrace new genres of film, the U.S. bishops transition their rating office to a more artistic movie review enterprise, but maintain the moral guide.
Catholic influence on film - Part 4
The assistant director of media reviews gives details about what goes into Catholic News Service's movie rating classifications.
Catholic influence on film - Part 5
From the 1970s until the present day, the Catholic film office went through a series of name changes and saw its movie-industry influence diminish but maintained a strong readership among the faithful.
Catholic influence on film - Part 6
The assistant director of media reviews for Catholic News Service discusses how a film is reviewed and rated, Catholic style.
The Movies and The Church
This documentary examines Catholicism's imprint on the moral integrity of motion pictures.
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