Best Movie Priests and Priests in Films: Models of Faith and Humanity

Best Movie Priests article by Sr. Rose Pacatte, St. Anthony Messenger, June 2010Priests in Films: Models of Faith and HumanityCINCINNATI—When Pope Benedict XVI announced the Year for Priests last June, he wanted it “to deepen the commitment of all priests to interior renewal for the sake of a stronger and more incisive witness to the Gospel in today’s world.” His announcement inspired lists of favorite priest films or priest characters posted on various blogs. An informal poll sent out via th … [Read more...]

Top Ten Priest Movie List

Top Ten Priest MoviesThis is a good starter list published by the National Catholic Register for the Year of the Priest -  though I think it leaves off some very good other films about priests. For some reason they are staying with U.S. films and it does not include films about bishops or popes. The list does bring in DIARY OF A COUNTRY PRIEST, directed by Robert Bresson.The Bing Crosby films may be classics but I think they present a very romanticized vision of the priesthood. KEYS OF THE … [Read more...]


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