Portrait of Pope Francis: Wim Wenders' camera reveals an attractive character

Portrait of Pope Francis: Wim Wenders' camera reveals an attractive character

Catherine Pepinster - The Tablet - Film Review

The documentary mostly consists of knitting together existing Vatican footage of the Pope with shots of him talking directly to camera, as if he is looking the cinemagoer in the eye. It’s a simple but fetching technique. But for those who know little about Francis’ background – his migrant Italian family or his time as a sometimes controversial leader of the Jesuits in Argentina – or about the Catholic Church, there is little effort to fill in the gaps.

Goa still a 'battery' of Catholicism for Asia

Goa still a 'battery' of Catholicism for Asia

Bosco de Souza - UCAN - Church Issues

Former Portuguese colony, like Kerala, keeps exporting prelates to keep faith strong in region, other countries. Goa, a former Portuguese colony that now ranks as having one of the most famous beaches in India, is continuing to promote Christianity in Asia as part of its colonial legacy, according to former Archbishop Raul Gonsalves.

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