We follow him around the world, as he travels from place to place talking to religious people of different faiths on different continents.The surprising thing here is that even though Maher definitely has an agenda, his movie never skews into the realm of propaganda.
He talks to religious shop owners, small town preachers, televangelists, Jews for Jesus, fundamentalist U. Senators, Vatican priests, religious scientists, secular Muslims, gay Muslims, people in America, Utah (come on, we all know it’s not really America), Europe, and even in Jerusalem.
Though those fumbling for an excuse to discredit him may claim otherwise, these aren’t extremists or lunatics.
Monday August 21st will be “The Great American Eclipse.” It will be an American-centric event.
Millions of people are travelling to see the totality of the eclipse, in what one astronomer is saying will be “the most photographed, most shared, most tweeted event in human history.” It should be a truly spectacular spectacle.
On October 11, 1954, Pope Pius XII released the encyclical declaring the Mary the Queen of Heaven and instituting the liturgical Feast of the Queenship of Mary. John Damascene that “When she became Mother of the Creator, she truly became Queen of every creature.” Pope Paul VI later moved the feast day to the octave of the Assumption in order to emphasize the close bond between the glorification of her body and soul and her Queenship in Heaven next to her son, Jesus Christ.