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Pink Smoke Over the Vatican


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A riveting new documentary about the controversial movement of women ordained as priests in the Roman Catholic Church

Pink Smoke Over the Vatican chronicles the difficult journey of women ordained as Catholic priests beginning with the early history of the church, to the seven women ordained on the Danube River in 2002, and provides a glimpse into the ministries of the courageous women ordained in Europe and North America over the last eight years.

The film has already won "Best Female Filmmaker" and "Best Faith-based Film" at the Action on Film International Film Festival and Best Documentary in the Santa Fe International Film Festival.

"Nearly 100 women have been ordained or are in training to be ordained through the Roman Catholic Women Priests movement, vividly documented in Jules Hart's award-winning film, "Pink Smoke Over the Vatican." Angela Bonavoglia, Huffington Post

"Scenes from the... ordinations... provide a visual richness... The personal stories and observations of the women priests are moving... [The film] captures the reason all these women choose ordination as women priests but do not leave the Church." Marjorie Reiley Maguire, National Catholic Reporter

"One of the most thrilling moments of the first national Association for the Study of Women and Theology conference was the world premiere of the documentary... At the end of the showing, the audience rose to its feet in a surge of loud approval." Patricia Monaghan, Ph.D., ASWT

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