Corpus Christi email rumor is false – but a documentary about the play was released April 2012

Update May 2012 I have not seen this documentary that is "about" the play "Corpus Christi" - it is not a film version of the play though from the trailer it seems scenes from the play may be included. The film premiered in San Francisco in April, according to the website. I do not know if the film will have a theatrical release but I have a call in with the publicist. Corpus Christi: Playing with Redemption trailer  According to the film's website Corpus Christi: Playing with Redemption is … [Read more...]

Corpus Christi email rumor is false – but a documentary about it is coming out mid-2011

From 2011 UPDATE: In mid-2011 a documentary film will be released chronicling a touring production of Terrence McNally's stage play Corpus Christi. The play does, in fact, depict Jesus Christ as a gay man. However, the film is NOT the play, but a documentary about it. Important distinction. The documentary film is entitled Corpus Christi: Playing with Redemption.You may want to check out this site that explains Urban Legends, Gay Jesus, Corpus Christi Play, why people react to rumors … [Read more...]

Sr. Rose Looks at Hollywood

Today a colleague asked me if I thought there was an anti-Catholic bias in Hollywood.It got me thinking.I looked through my file of published articles and found one I wrote in 2006 at the invitation of US Catholic, a national Catholic magazine published by the Claretians. I re-read it and I am still of the same opinion as I was then: Horray for Hollywood (US Catholic Octoebr, 2006) Guide for Catholics on Media BiasBack in 1999 the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops published a helpful g … [Read more...]