We seem to travel with Pope Francis to many countries where he seeks to instill hope for refugees & the poor & to call us to work for their benefit.
Through the story of a fictional Chicago housewife needing an abortion the story of the underground Jane Collective, the pre-Roe vs. Wade group providing abortions, is told.
Three stories set in Africa are entertwined–a 6-year-old Cameroon refugee boy flees from poachers who have killed his mother; a border guard struggles with his conscience when a colleague causes the death of a refugee; an animal rights advocate struggles with his temper and his druggie daughter.
The life & times of Catholic activist Dorothy Day, from her suffragette days through her work with Peter Maurin in starting the Catholic Workers movement through the Vietnam protests.
This fascinating documentary pays tribute to film genius Orson Welles, thanks to the three men listed as directors of the film, the late Richard Wilson (who had worked with Welles), Bill Krohn, and Myron Meisel. Welles was busy, after making his masterful Citizen Kane, editing The Magnificent Ambersons as well as starring in Journey into Fear. …
A green journalist from Australia in Jakarta is mentored by a Eurasian dwarf photographer & is changed from career-obsession to caring for the poor.
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.