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  • Mel Gibson Planning 'Passion of the Christ' Sequel (Exclusive)

    06/09/2016 4:47:11 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 35 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 6/9/16 | Paul Bond
    'Braveheart' screenwriter Randall Wallace says he is writing a follow-up to the Biblical blockbuster that will focus on the resurrection of Jesus. Mel Gibson and writer Randall Wallace are working on a sequel to The Passion of the Christ that will tell the story of the resurrection of Jesus, Wallace tells The Hollywood Reporter. ....Rumors swirled anew last month when Gibson was a surprise guest at Liberty University's graduation ceremony to do an advance screening of Hacksaw Ridge and was asked about a Passion follow-up. He expressed interest in making a sequel but was not specific about his involvement. Wallace...
  • Passion of Christ Play Banned in Oxford after Councillor Mistakes it for Sex Show

    04/17/2014 3:40:39 PM PDT · by GreyFriar · 16 replies
    Brietbart - London ^ | April 17, 2014 | Nick Hallett
    A re-enactment of Christ's crucifixion that was due to take place on the streets of Oxford had to be cancelled after an official thought that "Passion play" meant "Sex show". The traditional play, organised by St Stephen's House theological college and St Mary and St John Church, involves a re-enactment of the trial and crucifixion of Christ in which actors playing Jesus, Mary, Pontius Pilate and Roman Soldiers would have paraded through the streets of the ancient university city.
  • 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...
  • Stations of the Cross [Catholic/Orthodox Caucus]

    03/23/2011 3:37:51 PM PDT · by Salvation · 24 replies
    Catholic Culture.org ^ | not given | These stations were adapted from St. Alphonsus Liguori.
    Stations of the Cross These stations were adapted from St. Alphonsus Liguori. Before visiting the Stations, let each one make an act of contrition and form the intention of gaining the indulgences, whether for himself or for the souls in purgatory Begin Stations 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Act of ContritionMy Lord Jesus Christ, Thou hast made this journey to die for me with love unutterable, and I have so many times unworthily abandoned Thee; but now I love Thee with my whole heart, and because I love Thee I repent...
  • Is this the face of Jesus Christ?Figure of crucified man on Shroud comes to life

    03/25/2010 12:58:38 PM PDT · by TaraP · 363 replies · 7,417+ views
    WND ^ | March 24th, 2010
    The world will have an extraordinary opportunity to look upon an undistorted, never-before-seen, moving 3-D portrait of a man who many think is the crucified Jesus Christ. In just one week, graphic experts will bring to life an imprint on the holy relic known as the Shroud of Turin, believed by millions to be the burial shroud of Christ. The Shroud of Turin bears the full-body, back-and-front image of a crucified man that is said to closely resemble the New Testament description of the passion and death of Christ. The 14-foot cloth long has posed mysteries because of its age...
  • Prayer and Meditation: Meditation on the Passion

    03/25/2007 8:30:19 AM PDT · by Knitting A Conundrum · 27 replies · 1,232+ views
    KAC's Catholic Meditations Blog ^ | 3/25/07 | Knitting a Conundrum
    When you prayed in the garden, Lord, and the heaviness pressed all around you from the weight of all we had had done and would do echoing in the quiet night, and you knelt there while the full moon's light peaked through the olive trees, Silent witness alone that sees how you were sweating blood in the depths of your grief. How heavy did today weigh on your shoulders, Lord, How this war-torn world of anger and tears mad with lust, demands and fears Despising you for what you said about right -- Choosing the darkness and calling it light,...
  • Prayer And Meditation: The Crowning

    03/16/2007 9:17:02 AM PDT · by Knitting A Conundrum · 17 replies · 264+ views
    KAC's Catholic Meditations ^ | 3/16/07 | Knitting a Conundrum
    The Crowning Once they mocked Him with a crown of twisted thorns, the soldiers there, a game to amuse themselves while they passed the time, to prove how secure they were in this foreign land how much stronger, how much in control. No threat, He, beaten, bloody, bound, an interesting toy to play with in the morning. Now they mock Him with a crown of twisted words, those who choose to despise Him, soliders in a different war, yet still in need of games to amuse themselves with, to prove how much wiser, stronger, smarter they are, how they can...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Rosary for Lent

    03/02/2007 4:39:07 PM PST · by Carolina · 11 replies · 272+ views
    Various | March 2, 2007 | Various
    Daily Rosary Prayer for Lent:  Man of SorrowsDear Brothers and Sisters! “They shall look on Him whom they have pierced” (Jn 19:37). This is the biblical theme that this year guides our Lenten reflection. Lent is a favourable time to learn to stay with Mary and John, the beloved disciple, close to Him who on the Cross, consummated for all mankind the sacrifice of His life. With a more fervent participation let us direct our gaze, therefore, in this time of penance and prayer, at Christ crucified who, dying on Calvary, revealed fully for us the love of God.~from the...
  • Prayer and Meditation: The First Blow - A Meditation on Christ's Passion

    03/02/2007 8:58:01 AM PST · by Knitting A Conundrum · 12 replies · 209+ views
    KAC's Catholic Meditations ^ | 3/2/07 | Knitting a Conundrum
    The First Blow The whip travels in a descending arc, three thongs carrying weights of lead double headed cargo to increase the impact. The hand that wields is the rough and calloused hand of a soldier doing a duty, unknowing, uncaring of whose back it was in front of him. Perhaps as he swings, he thinks of all the looks of disdain, the women who turn away, the men who spit when he passes and they think he does not see, this strange people with their strange hates and strange language and strange god, and in retalliation, he swings harder....
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Rosary for Lent

    02/27/2007 6:39:34 PM PST · by Carolina · 10 replies · 415+ views
    Various | February 27, 2007 | Various
    Daily Rosary Prayer for Lent:  Thy will be done on earth as it is in heavenDear Brothers and Sisters! “They shall look on Him whom they have pierced” (Jn 19:37). This is the biblical theme that this year guides our Lenten reflection. Lent is a favourable time to learn to stay with Mary and John, the beloved disciple, close to Him who on the Cross, consummated for all mankind the sacrifice of His life. With a more fervent participation let us direct our gaze, therefore, in this time of penance and prayer, at Christ crucified who, dying on Calvary, revealed...
  • Catholic Meditation: See the Tears (A Meditation on Our Lady of Sorrows)

    02/24/2007 8:25:52 AM PST · by Knitting A Conundrum · 9 replies · 237+ views
    KAC's Catholic Meditations ^ | 2/24/07 | Knitting a Conundrum
    The grieving mother stands beside A blood-stained cross of wood Where hangs her one and only son, So innocent and good, O see the tears that touch her cheek, Each one a shining jewel, Witness to to the cost of sin, So heavy, dark and cruel. Her son was given as a gift to heal this world of woe, And she was warned of sorrow's sword so many years ago. O see the tears that touch her cheek, Each one a shining jewel, Witness to to the cost of sin, So heavy, dark and cruel. She feels the blade...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Rosary Prayer for Lent

    02/21/2007 10:51:16 AM PST · by Carolina · 15 replies · 6,183+ views
    Various | February 21, 2007 | Various
    Daily Rosary Prayer for LentDear Brothers and Sisters! “They shall look on Him whom they have pierced” (Jn 19:37). This is the biblical theme that this year guides our Lenten reflection. Lent is a favourable time to learn to stay with Mary and John, the beloved disciple, close to Him who on the Cross, consummated for all mankind the sacrifice of His life. With a more fervent participation let us direct our gaze, therefore, in this time of penance and prayer, at Christ crucified who, dying on Calvary, revealed fully for us the love of God.~from the Message His Holiness...
  • Can you all say ANYTHING on the radio anymore???

    07/25/2006 9:19:41 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 5 replies · 231+ views
    Radio-Info.com Rhode Island Board ^ | 07/23/06 | whatdidusay
    (Boston talk radio host John DePetro, formerly of Providence, was taken off the air for 2 days for calling Big Dig head honcho Matt Amorello a "fag") When I heard the tape of Depetro using (calling) the Mass dig man a F.A.G. , I realized why Satelite radio is here and will stay here. Take Depetro out of this..... Any of you'Air' people; is this not the gun pointed to your head? When those 'HATE SPEECH' laws came around in the 90s , I knew the 1 st Amendment and Media were under attack. Now you can be a Black...
  • It's Official: 'Passion' Trumps the 'Code'

    05/30/2006 12:24:57 AM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 93 replies · 2,832+ views
    Human Events Online ^ | 30 May 2006 | Mary Claire Kendall
    The media buildup of The Da Vinci Code is now history. (Or, at least, should be; though, it was curious a week out—at the start of the Memorial Day weekend when everyone was relaxing at the beach, or the equivalent—to see all the Code coverage, including Dateline’s Dan Brown interview and Anderson Cooper’s 360º “decoding” feature.) Now, it’s time to weigh the hype against the raw numbers. (Which, no doubt, the media conglomerates are watching closely, as well, and may explain NBC’s and CNN’s renewed attention to yesterday’s news.) According to IMDb Box Office figures, the “all time” top 10...
  • Disown your dad's denial of the Holocaust, Gibson told (Mel Gibson's dad not keen on Jews)

    12/09/2005 11:54:29 AM PST · by emiller · 73 replies · 1,444+ views
    The Austrailian ^ | 12-08-05 | David Nason
    A WORLD authority on Hitler's Final Solution has called on Australian actor-director Mel Gibson to publicly repudiate the Holocaust denial of his father Hutton Gibson and to clarify his own position on the extermination of the Jews. Rafael Medoff of the US-based David S. Wyman Institute of Holocaust Studies issued the ultimatum after the Walt Disney-owned ABC television said a Gibson company would produce a four-part Holocaust mini-series for the US network next year. Tentatively titled Flory, the telemovie
  • NYT: Mel Gibson Plans TV Miniseries on Holocaust

    12/06/2005 4:00:37 PM PST · by West Coast Conservative · 21 replies · 574+ views
    New York Times ^ | December 6, 2005 | DAVID M. HALBFINGER
    Mel Gibson, whose "The Passion of the Christ" was assailed by critics as an anti-Semitic passion play - and whose father has been on record as a Holocaust denier - has a new project under way: a nonfiction miniseries about the Holocaust. Mr. Gibson's television production company is developing a four-hour miniseries for ABC based on the self-published memoir of Flory A. Van Beek, a Dutch Jew whose gentile neighbors hid her from the Nazis but who lost several relatives in concentration camps. It is not expected that Mr. Gibson will act in the miniseries, nor is it certain yet...
  • Softened 'Passion' is still hard on the senses

    03/11/2005 9:56:44 PM PST · by ambrose · 48 replies · 905+ views
    Seattle Post ^ | 3.12.05
    Saturday, March 12, 2005 Softened 'Passion' is still hard on the senses By WILLIAM ARNOLD SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER MOVIE CRITIC When a filmmaker releases a new take on a hit film, it's normally to add footage that was sliced over his objections or better judgment the first time around: giving us the so-called "director's cut." But Mel Gibson has gone the other way. In order to make it more accessible to the squeamish, "The Passion Recut" -- the new edition of his controversial and lucrative 2004 movie phenomenon, "The Passion of the Christ" -- has removed some six or seven minutes...
  • New Controversial Documentary on 'The Passion of the Christ' is now on DVD.

    03/05/2005 6:47:01 PM PST · by MovieFan · 3 replies · 470+ views
    PR Web, MSNBC ^ | 3/5/05 | Daniel
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NEW CONTROVERSIAL DOCUMENTARY ON ‘THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST’ Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) 01/31/2005 – A new documentary feature film on ‘The Passion of the Christ’ is now on DVD. ‘Impact: The Passion of the Christ’ opened in selected theaters on December 3, 2004 to a triumphant success. It has stirred controversy and interest around the world as it touches on the wide gulf between the religious and secular communities around the world. The film has garnered praise and criticism as it tackles the controversies that surrounded the most explosive movie of our time and addresses the...
  • "Simpsons", "American Dad" fumble laughs

    02/06/2005 11:58:18 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 103 replies · 3,918+ views
    The Boston Herald ^ | 2/06/05 | Boston Herald
    This year's Super Bowl halftime show may have been crafted to avoid scandal, but the programming Fox is airing after the big game might raise a few hackles. And this time, Tom Brady is actually involved. Mel Gibson might want to change the channel after the Patriots-Eagles showdown tonight, because Fox has awarded the plum post-Super Bowl slot to an episode of ``The Simpsons'' that spoofs his ``The Passion of the Christ.'' If that's not enough to steam Gibson and the religious right, the network follows up with a sneak preview of the left-leaning animated satire ``American Dad.'' Unfortunately, both...
  • 'Sideways,' 'The Aviator' Big Winners at Golden Globes

    01/17/2005 7:47:57 AM PST · by JFK_Lib · 55 replies · 1,182+ views
    Fox News ^ | Monday, January 17, 2005 | Catherine Donaldson-Evans
    "Sideways" (search), the tale of two friends on a soul-searching trek through wine country, snatched the top comedy film award and "The Aviator" (search), the biopic about neurotic airline mogul and movie director Howard Hughes, captured the top drama film award at Sunday night's Golden Globe Awards. "The Aviator" also took home best actor in a drama. Child star and heartthrob Leonardo DiCaprio (search) can now add "Golden Globe winner" to his list of credentials for his portrayal of the eccentric billionaire Hughes in the film. DiCaprio paid homage to the movie's director, Martin Scorsese (search), who lost his best...