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Video: Despite controversy, women religious attend women’s march on Washington

Monday 23 January 2017

By Teresa Donnellan, America Magazine (Photo: CNS)
Early Saturday morning crowds of women donning pink hats and carrying protest signs with slogans like ‘I’m with her’ and ‘Love trumps hate’ gathered in groups around capitol hill in Washington, D.C., as well as in cities across the country, to prepare for the Women’s March on Washington and its sister marches.

Film review: Lion

Monday 23 January 2017

Jan, Associate of the Australian Catholic Office for Film and Broadcasting
Based on a true story, the Australian film Lion is adapted to the screen with great skill and empathy. Much has been written about its emotional impact, but the film isn’t a tear-jerker in the conventional sense. It evolves slowly and mysteriously, engaging the mind and the senses as much as it does the heart. 

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