The story of Francis of Assisi is retold, from his youth days through his conversion & friendship with Claire to his stigmata & death, with many embelishments & Scripture reference
When a teenager with a slight mental problem is forced into the streets of NYC he is befriended by a black man who knows the ropes.
This is the story of how Oscar Romero, a conservative ,archbishop is transformed into a crusader for justice when he witnesses the oppression of his people in El Salvador. Raul Julia turns in one of his best performances.
The surprising story of Nobel Prize winner Mother Teresa’s doubt-wracked life is told, from her life as a cloistered nun to her founding her own order.
The early years of the work of activist Dorothy Day, founder of the Catholic Worker, is well told. An unlikely saint, she once wrote for a Communist journal.
This lush story of Francis of Assisi covers the first half of his life, from that of a wealthy playboy to that of the friend of the poor who embraced poverty and sought the approval for his order from the pope.