What's this? / Report Bad Ads
Latest News
Vatican

Vatican comments on situation of missing Chinese Bishop Shao Zhumin

June 26, 2017. Bishop Peter Shao Zhumin, from Wenzhou in Continental China, was taken into custody by Chinese police on Easter weekend 2017. While recognized as a bishop in the Catholic Church, he is an unofficial bishop or "underground” in China, since the Chinese government does not recognize him as religious.
Pope Francis

Pope Francis' complete schedule for Colombia trip

June 23, 2017. He will go to Colombia September 6-11.
Vatican

Bruno Marie Duffé, new secretary of the Department for Integral Development

June 16, 2017. Thepope has named French priest Bruno Marie Duffé, from Lyon, number two of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development. He will be in charge of one of the key offices in the Vatican Curia.
Pope Francis

Angela Merkel to meet with pope on June 17

June 9, 2017. The Vatican has confirmed that on Saturday, June 17, German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet with Pope Francis. Both have previously met in Rome in May 2016, February 2015 and May 2013, two months after Pope Francis was elected pontiff.
Pope Francis

Pope Francis to meet with Venezuelan bishops on June 8

June 5, 2017. Pope Francis will meet with Venezuelan bishops next Thursday to discuss the situation their country is facing.
Vatican

New secretary of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life

May 31, 2017. The Brazilian priest Alexandre Awi Mello, the National Director of Brazil's Schönstatt Movement, will serve as the new secretary. He was born Rio de Janeiro in 1971, and ordained a priest in 2001.

International Catholic Film Festival rewards an actor for giving hope

2015-08-08

Remember this name: Juan del Santo. A bold and versatile actor who just won the 'Silver Fish' award for best actor in the International Catholic Film Festival for his performance in a film called "Flow.”

JUAN DEL SANTO
Flow
"To tell you the truth, when I first got the news, I couldn't believe it. I was delighted.”

In the film, Juan del Santo plays the role of an actor who gets involved in a scam that will change his life. The story then becomes about his desperate inner search. 

The festival found the film intriguing because it shows how to overcome life's difficulties. Juan says that this character was a personal challenge.

JUAN DEL SANTO
Flow
"We wanted to observe and reflect upon the misadventures which the character encounters. We wanted to make sure they were authentic, and unpleasantthe sort of situations that happen in real lifebut we also wanted to stress that there are many different ways to confront and react to pain.”

The versatile actor says that he was very lucky to have the chance to play a character like Walter Mann and now with a "Silver Fish” in hand his hard work has paid off. 

JUAN DEL SANTO
Flow
"It has been a great blessing and a gift from God, to tell the truth, to be able to work on this film. It's a character I've wanted to play for some time now, and I was just lucky enough to play it for David [the director]. I think that it has been a very enriching experience.”

It hasn't been easy for the actor. Juan del Santo's character manages to convey hope, despite being trapped in a ring of deception.

"Flow” seeks to show how it's possible to hold onto hope, despite life's difficulties. 

RMR/JPB
CTV 
PR
- SV
Up: FV