LOS ANGELES — A new movie about Jesus Christ, a spin-off from the popular History Channel television miniseries The Bible, has drawn praise from several Catholic bishops and leaders.
“It is the biggest, greatest story ever told,” said Roma Downey, a co-producer of the Son of God movie, who stars as Mary.
“The story of the Son of God is one of the most-known stories in the history of the world,” added her husband and co-producer, Mark Burnett. “And yet it never gets old. And the way we have told it is very connective, very young, very gritty and real. You really feel connected and can see yourself as these characters.”
The movie is based on the Bible and covers the life, death,...READ MORE