Weekly Roundup: Russell Crowe Finally Meets Pope, Nun Wows on “The Voice,” and “Divergent” Debuts

Posted by Amy on March 21, 2014, 3:54 pm

Russell Crowe Finally Meets the Pope (Sort of)

It all started with a tweet. Russell Crowe sent a tweet to Pope Francis, hoping to get him to watch his new movie “Noah.”

Though the pontiff doesn’t usually screen movies, Crowe was at least hoping to meet Pope Francis in person. They had plans to, but then those plans were canceled.

Crowe finally got his wish though (sort of) when he met the pope briefly at a general audience at the Vatican.

More details: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/russell-crowe-noah-team-briefly-689572

25-Year-Old Nun Wows Judges on Italy’s “The Voice”

You’ve got to see this to believe it. A 25-year-old nun rocks out to “No One” by Alicia Keys on Italy’s “The Voice”--and the judges’ reactions were priceless!

Learn more about the singing nun here: http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/youthful-nun-wows-panel-on-italian-reality-singing-competition/

New Movie “Divergent” Debuts to $4.9 Million

The hit young adult novel turned movie “Divergent” hits theaters today. In late Thursday night showings, it already raked in $4.9 million! The storyline is rich with Christian allegory.

Will you be watching “Divergent”?

More details: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/film/film-reviews/divergent-here-comes-another-film-franchise-about-teens-in-a-dark-dystopia/article17576282/

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