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Gaudium et Spes pay-per-view -- or, "I don't get no respect."

By Diogenes (articles ) | Apr 14, 2004

Well folks, we’ve sure moved beyond the “Dialogues of the Carmelites”-model of Catholic-based entertainment.

Christopher Plummer has been cast as Cardinal Bernard Law in "Our Fathers," Showtime's TV movie about the Catholic Church's sexual abuse scandal.

Plummer will bring "authority, humanity, and an appropriately chilling detachment" to the part, Robert Greenblatt, Showtime Networks' entertainment president, said in a statement Tuesday.

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  • Posted by: extremeCatholic - Apr. 14, 2004 3:01 PM ET USA

    Question for Mr. Plummer: Which role do you believe prepared you the best for the role of Cardinal Law? Captain von Trapp, SS-Obersturmbannführer Herbert Kappler, the Duke of Wellington, or General Chang of the Klingon Empire?

  • Posted by: patriot6908 - Apr. 14, 2004 8:30 AM ET USA

    Now with a rise in the number of public school teachers and staff being accused of sexual abuse of minors will we have a new version of "Goodbye, Mr. Chips?" Here, in Chicago, it's getting to being a weekly feature in the media.

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