TCC Films: Woman in Gold

Posted in TCC Films | Under , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Woman in Gold
Woman in Gold tells the true story of Maria Altmann, a woman in her 80s who entered into a legal battle with the Austrian government to recover the Gustav Klimt painting of her aunt, which was plundered by the Nazis during WWII. Anna Keating’s review and the trailer after the jump:

Read More

TCC Video: Chagall’s Jewish Jesus

Posted in TCC Video | Under , , , , , , , |

Marc Chagall's "The Exodus"
The artist March Chagall’s “White Crucifixion” is Pope Francis‘ favorite painting. Above you can see his painting, “The Exodus”. Chagall believed that he could show the Christian community that the persecution of the Jews in the Holocaust was like the persecution the Jewish Jesus on the cross. Watch a video about his life and incredible body of work after the jump:

Read More

Misc: Pope Francis to Meet Sex Abuse Victims & Photos from His Pilgrimage

Posted in Misc: Article | Under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pope Francis kisses a Holocaust survivor's hand

“When a priest commits abuse, he betrays the Lord’s body.”

In the photo above Pope Francis kisses a Holocaust survivor’s hand in Jerusalem. On his way back from his trip to the Holy Land, a visibly tired Pope Francis gave an interview on the plane. Read the entire text of his remarks from Vatican Insider here: Pope Francis to Meet Sex Abuse Victims. Photos from his pilgrimage after the jump:

Read More