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  • Mel Gibson confirms 'Passion of the Christ' sequel

    09/02/2016 7:52:31 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 76 replies
    Mel Gibson confirmed he's working on a sequel to his 2004 film "Passion of the Christ." "And you know, it's not the 'Passion 2.' It's called 'The Resurrection,'" Gibson told evangelist Greg Laurie at SoCal Harvest, according to Gibson explained that the sequel will focus on Jesus' resurrection. "Of course, that's a very big subject and it needs to be looked at because we don't want to just do a simple rendering of it — you know, read what happened," the actor added. "Passion of the Christ" screenwriter Randall Wallace told The Hollywood Reporter that "there's a lot more...
  • When the Man Who Played Jesus in “The Passion of the Christ” Met John Paul II

    03/29/2016 2:34:41 PM PDT · by NYer · 14 replies
    Aletelial ^ | March 29, 2016 | Esteban Pittaro
    When Jim Caviezel was young, he had to stay home to study Spanish while his family went to see John Paul II during his visit to Vancouver, British Colombia. He missed out on that chance to see the pope. But 20 years later, having a well-established career in the cinema and having earned the right to play the role of Jesus of Nazareth in Mel GibsonÂ’s The Passion of the Christ, he got a second chance.There are two parts to his meeting with John Paul II, which Caviezel recounted on separate occasions. One is serious; the other hilarious. Together...
  • The Passion now on Fox

    03/20/2016 5:32:56 PM PDT · by mrpotatohead · 119 replies
    Anyone watching "The Passion" right now on Fox? Amazing that anything Christian is found on TV today. I am pleasantly surprised with the show so far. I'm sure it will have it's critics, but at least the Good News of Jesus is being spread.
  • The Passion of Christ [Last Supper; garden agony; betrayal; questioned; trial; crucifixion]

    04/02/2015 3:10:15 PM PDT · by Colofornian · 2 replies ^ | Sept. 18, 2009
    IntroductionStatue of Christ on the cross Christ on the cross © The Passion of Christ is the story of Jesus Christ's arrest, trial and suffering. It ends with his execution by crucifixion. The Passion is an episode in a longer story and cannot be properly understood without the story of the Resurrection. The word Passion comes from the Latin word for suffering. The crucifixion of Jesus is accepted by many scholars as an actual historical event. It is recorded in the writings of Paul, the Gospels, Josephus, and the Roman historian Tacitus. Scholars differ about the historical accuracy of the...
  • Mr. Grey To Beat ‘Christ’ February Opening Day; Industry Projects $91M Bow

    02/14/2015 9:40:19 AM PST · by C19fan · 6 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | February 14, 2015 | Anthony D'Alessandro
    Update, Saturday 3:30 AM: In Friday late night grosses, Universal Focus’ Fifty Shades of Grey is poised to hit a February opening day record with industry estimates predicting a first day of $31M for the feature adaptation of E.L. James’ fan femme novel and revised weekend projections standing at $83M for FSS and a potential four-day of $91M. Should Fifty Shades final at its current weekend projections, it is bound to find a place among the top R-rated weekend openings of all-time. 2003’s Matrix Reloaded currently owns the top FSS for an R-Rated film with $91.77M while 2004’s Passion of...
  • Will 'Son of God' Dethrone 'Passion of the Christ' as Top-Grossing Christian Film of All Time?

    02/27/2014 7:37:44 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 02/27/2014 | BY NICOLA MENZIE
    While "Noah" may or may not be having a hard time winning over Christian audiences, "Son of God," in theaters this weekend, appears to be enjoying the favor of the faithful nationwide. But can the new PG-13 Jesus film unseat 2004's "The Passion of the Christ" as the top-grossing Christian film of all time? Christian producers Mark Burnett ("Survivor," "The Voice") and Roma Downey ("Touched by an Angel") have rallied the same network of powerful and influential Christian leaders that in 2013 got behind their History Channel miniseries, "The Bible," for a "Theater Take-Over" campaign in anticipation of the nationwide...
  • What Happened to Obama’s Passion

    08/06/2011 8:54:39 PM PDT · by rdb3 · 64 replies
    New York Times ^ | 6 AUGUST 2011 | DREW WESTEN
    August 6, 2011 What Happened to Obama? By DREW WESTEN Drew Westen is a professor of psychology at Emory University and the author of “The Political Brain: The Role of Emotion in Deciding the Fate of the Nation.” Atlanta IT was a blustery day in Washington on Jan. 20, 2009, as it often seems to be on the day of a presidential inauguration. As I stood with my 8-year-old daughter, watching the president deliver his inaugural address, I had a feeling of unease. It wasn’t just that the man who could be so eloquent had seemingly chosen not to be...
  • 'Passion' star Jim Caviezel talks about Mel Gibson's troubles, and his own, at Orlando church

    05/03/2011 12:27:25 PM PDT · by markomalley · 17 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 4/30/2011 | Roger Moore
    Actor Jim Caviezel, his voice sometimes cracking with emotion, spoke of being "rejected in my own industry," the problems of his friend Mel Gibson and his son's cancer in an appearance Saturday night at First Baptist Church of Orlando. The star of "The Passion of the Christ," whom First Baptist pastor David Uth described as "more passionate about God" than anyone he's ever met, was in town to give witness to his faith, to urge others to share it and to sell a new all-star audio production of the Bible that he has produced. During a 20-minute talk, Caviezel spoke...
  • At Orlando church, 'Passion' star Jim Caviezel talks about Mel Gibson's troubles -- and his own

    04/30/2011 7:18:03 PM PDT · by ruralvoter · 66 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 4/30/11 | Roger Moore
    Actor Jim Caviezel, his voice sometimes cracking with emotion, spoke of being "rejected in my own industry," the problems of his friend Mel Gibson and his son's cancer in an appearance Saturday night at First Baptist Church of Orlando. The star of "The Passion of the Christ," whom First Baptist pastor David Uth described as "more passionate about God" than anyone he's ever met, was in town to give witness to his faith, to urge others to share it and to sell a new all-star audio production of the Bible that he has produced. During a 20-minute talk, Caviezel spoke...
  • Preparing for the Good Friday Liturgy [Catholic/Orthodox Caucus]

    04/22/2011 12:30:12 AM PDT · by Salvation · 4 replies
    OnlineMinistries.Creighton ^ | not given | OnlineMinistires.Creighton
    Reflecting on the Celebration of Our Lord's Passion Opening Prayer: Let us pray.Father, look with love on your people,the love which our Lord Jesus Christ showed uswhen he delivered himself upand suffered the agony of the cross,for he lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,one God, for ever and ever.  Amen. We enter the liturgy on Good Friday in silence.  We don't need a "gathering rite."  It is as though we have been "gathered" since the night before.  The first act of the liturgy is for the Presider and ministers to lay face down before the cross, in silence. ...
  • The Canticle of the Passion (Prayer/Chant) [Catholic/Orthodox Caucus]

    04/14/2011 5:53:13 PM PDT · by Salvation · 4 replies
    Catholic Culture ^ | not given | St. Catherine de' Ricci
    The Canticle of the Passion The Canticle is chanted in some Dominican monasteries on the Fridays of Lent. My friends and My neighbors * have drawn near and stood against Me. I was delivered up and came not forth; * My eyes languished through poverty. And my sweat became as drops of blood, * trickling down and upon the ground. For many dogs have encompassed Me * the council of the malignant hath besieged Me. I have given My body to the strikers * and My cheeks to them that plucked them. I have not turned away My face from...
  • A Man Who Took Life's Business Lemons and Made His Own Business Lemonade

    07/16/2010 11:40:03 AM PDT · by Niuhuru · 4 replies
    Associated Content ^ | Published July 16, 2010 by: | Alice Winters
    After getting frustrated out of the lemons his problems gave him, David Miller made his own corporate lemonade. Due to the frustration of always having to call technical support to solve his own frequent hardware problems, he started taking the initiative to educate himself.
  • The Passion/Resurection Of The Christ: THE GREATEST CHAMPIONSHIP

    04/03/2010 5:33:41 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 152+ views ^ | April 3, 2010 | annem040359
    As a fan of women’s college basketball in general and in a special way, of the University of Connecticut or UConn’s women’s basketball team, I am awaiting the start of the women’s final four in San Antonio, TX. What is witnessed here is not only the hope of a repeat to a national championship, but also with history on the line as well as a team to have two years, back to back, of NCAA national championships and two years of perfect seasons.
  • Palms signal Holy Week: Ritual reminder of Jesus's entry into Jerusalem uses fronds that greeted

    03/27/2010 11:35:19 PM PDT · by delacoert · 14 replies · 397+ views
    Times Colonist ^ | March 26, 2010 | Katherine Dedyna
    This Sunday is Palm Sunday, one of the most sacred days in the Christian calendar — marking the beginning of Hoiy Week and thes sacrifice of Good Friday and the celebration of Easter. Wearing red to symbolize the blood of Christ, Father Dean Henderson will celebrate Palm Sunday and the beginning of Holy Week at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Gordon Head. "It's the ritual, reminder and replication of the day Jesus came into Jerusalem, riding in a kingly way and was received with a king's welcome," he says. A donkey was a king's peacetime mode of transportation; in war...
  • Passion Twenty-Ten Opens To 22,000 University Students From 37 Countries

    01/04/2010 6:25:02 AM PST · by Patriot1259 · 3 replies · 252+ views ^ | 01/04/2010 | Staff
    University Students 'Do Something Now' to Impact 12 Global Causes ATLANTA - Nearly 22,000 university students from 37 countries embarked on a journey to Atlanta, Ga., to join others like them at Passion Twenty Ten, the first 4-day domestic gathering Passion has held since 2007....
  • Public says 'Nuts!' to ACORN

    09/18/2009 4:32:57 PM PDT · by Scanian · 16 replies · 829+ views
    TheAmerican Thinker ^ | September 18, 2009 | Rosslyn Smith
    Voters are saying nuts to ACORN, A Rasmussen poll on voter attitudes towards ACORN today shows that 51% of voters want the government to stop funding ACORN. "A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 17% favor continued taxpayer support of the Association for Community Organizations for Reform Now. Thirty-two percent (32%) are not sure." Not only do a majority of voters want to cut off funding for ACORN, the details show a negative "passion index" deeper than the Grand Canyon. Only 15% of voters now have even a somewhat favorable opinion of ACORN, while 67% have an...
  • ‘The Passion’ producer speaks about faith and the art of entertainment

    07/23/2009 1:32:50 PM PDT · by NYer · 3 replies · 398+ views
    cna ^ | July 23, 2009
    Steve McEveety CNA STAFF, Jul 23, 2009 / 01:28 pm (CNA).- In a Wednesday evening conference call Steve McEveety, producer of movies such as "The Passion of the Christ" and "Bella," spoke about his Hollywood career, his faith, and how aspiring filmmakers can advance in the entertainment industry. He also discussed the production of movies such as "Braveheart," "The Passion" and "The Stoning of Soraya M."McEveety, a founder of Mpower Pictures, was interviewed by Sean Wolfington, founder of Positive Media and co-owner of Metanoia Films. Members of the media, aspiring young moviemakers and interested laymen listened in and then...
  • The President Who Hates His Country

    05/04/2009 4:40:17 AM PDT · by Scanian · 26 replies · 1,481+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | May 3, 2009 | Joan Swirsky
    In the last century, the impassioned words and actions of patriots like Winston Churchill – along with America’s heroic help and sacrifice – saved Europe. The eloquence and actions of “I’ve been to the mountaintop” Martin Luther King Jr. brought America to an unprecedented level of social justice. The peerless oratory and tireless diplomacy of the man who would become Israel’s Foreign Minister, Abba Eban convinced the entire world that after the wanton murder of six-million Jews in the Holocaust its straggling survivors deserved their own state of Israel. The inspiring words and decisive actions of President Ronald Reagan ended...
  • On the Physical Death of Jesus Christ

    04/11/2009 11:55:27 PM PDT · by Choose Ye This Day · 12 replies · 802+ views
    Journal of the American Medical Association ^ | March 21, 1986 | William Edwards, M.D.
    Reprinted from JAMA - The Journal of the American Medical Association March 21, 1986, Volume 256 Copyright 1986, American Medical Association By Permission of Mayo Foundation ON THE PHYSICAL DEATH OF JESUS CHRIST William D. Edwards, MD; Wesley J. Gabel, MDiv; Floyd E Hosmer, MS, AMI From the Departments of Pathology (Dr. Edwards) and Medical Graphics (Mr. Hoamer), Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.; and the Homestead United Methodist Church, Rochester, Minn., and the West Bethel United Methodist Church, Bethel, Minn. (Pastor Gabel). Reprint requests to Department of Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905 (Dr. Edwards) * Jesus of Nazareth underwent Jewish...
  • Why we call it 'Good' Friday

    04/10/2009 9:54:57 AM PDT · by tcg · 17 replies · 816+ views
    Catholic Online ^ | 4/10/09 | Deacon Keith Fournier
    I served as Deacon at the solemn “Celebration of the Lords Passion”. I had just carried the Cross into the waiting assembly chanting three times: “This is the wood of the Cross, on which hung the Savior of the world,” at which the assembly responded, “Come Let us worship.” This frail couple approached. The wife could barely walk without her husband’s loving firm support. As they drew closer, I could see that the husband’s face was filled with deep wrinkles, the kind of love lines etched in the face from suffering borne with grace. His head was covered with unkempt...