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Director previews ‘There Be Dragons’ in Rome

By Cindy Wooden In an interview with Catholic News Service before the screening, Joffe said writing and directing the film made “an enormous difference” in the way he thinks about religion. “It made me respect and honor people who do believe … and it taught me, in [...]
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United Kingdom

Jack Valero 6 Orme Court London W2 4RL Tel 020 7221 9176 (+44 207 221 9176) Fax 020 7243 9400 (+44 207 243 9400) General inquiries: info@opusdei.org.uk Media inquiries: press@opusdei.org.uk
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It's about how you live your life

So I'm Nic and I'm a producer. I'm also an expert in media and communications. And I had the great privilege of not only meeting but working with Opus Dei around the time of the Da Vinci Code release. Part of Opus Dei's message and the [...]
Tags: Joy, Faith, Opus Dei, Work, Ordinary life
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St Josemaria websites in Croatian and Dutch

Websites in two new languages have been added to the eight currently available. Now the St Josemaria website is also accessible in Croatian and Dutch. Spoken by over 27 million people all over the world, Dutch is a West Germanic language. Most native speakers live [...]
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February 14: A new anniversary

"February 14, 1930 and 1943: Historic dates for Opus Dei"An historical account of A. Vazquez de PradaSpeaking about the paradoxes of the founding, saint Josemaría would say one day: “The foundation of Opus Dei happened without me; the women’s branch, against my personal opinion; and [...]
Tags: February 14 , Founding of Opus Dei, Opus Dei, Priesthood, Priestly Society of the Holy Cross, Priestly soul, Women
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February 14: Surprised and delighted. A new anniversary

"February 14, 1930 and 1943: Historic dates for Opus Dei"An historical account of A. Vazquez de PradaSpeaking about the paradoxes of the founding, saint Josemaría would say one day: “The foundation of Opus Dei happened without me; the women’s branch, against my personal opinion; and [...]
Tags: February 14 , Founding of Opus Dei, Opus Dei, Priesthood, Priestly Society of the Holy Cross, Priestly soul, Women
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Upcoming TV program on Opus Dei and St Josemaria

WATERTOWN, MA (January 28, 2011) - During the week of February 7th, CatholicTV will air the documentary Opus Dei: Decoding God’s Work. Opus Dei was thrust into the international spotlight after Dan Brown’s novel The Da Vinci Code sold more than 40 million copies. The [...]
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Abidagba Health Centre, Nigeria

A project of Women’s Board Educational Cooperation Society is a Nigerian not-for-profit organization based in Lagos which delivers healthcare to prevent common diseases in the area. Abidagba Health Centre is located in the grounds of Iroto Rural Development Centre, near the small town of Iloti, not [...]
Tags: Opus Dei, Solidarity, Women, Society, Nigeria
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What did Father Josemaria think of Hitler and the Nazis?

In chapter 7 of her book El Hombre de Villa Tevere, Pilar Urbano records: José Orlandis recalls that in September 1939 (…), “I was alone with the Father in his office and without my asking him anything, he confided to me, ‘This morning I offered [...]
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What did Father Josemaria say about the reprisals carried out by Franco’s followers during the Spanish Civil War?

All of the people who talked to hime, stress that his approach was a very unusual one at the time. Whenever the subject of war and war-related violence and atrocities came up, he always talked about forgiveness, and advised people to avoid revenge and seek [...]
Tags: Opus Dei, Politics