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How Vatican II has helped me view “inappropriate” movies in a new light

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Cerith Gardiner - published on 05/02/22

An interesting document from the Vatican sheds light on the entertainment industry and its moral duty.

What’s acceptable and what’s unacceptable in a movie has been up for debate again after the release of Father Stu, the true story of an American boxer-turned-priest starring Mark Wahlberg.

The movie divided people on whether the story necessitated the swearing that was littered throughout the film. Some people were very upset about the huge number of F-bombs Stu dropped in the film, while others felt it helped them appreciate the power of Fr. Stu’s conversion and vocation.

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